Tagged: Lee Brackstone

Addicted to crossing borders

Lee Brackstone on the Crossing Border Festival in Den Haag. Read more

Building a bridge of hope

PalFest may not be the best-known literary festival, but it serves to underline literature’s ability to transcend violence and hatred, says Lee Brackstone.... Read more

White Rabbit to explore Burroughs' impact on rock 'n' roll

White Rabbit has acquired William S Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘N’ Roll by Casey Rae, showing "the often surprising influence" that Beat Generation writer Burroughs had on music, from David Bowie... Read more

Horace Bent and the trade take the fight to Covid...sort of

I prepared as if LBF was going to happen, beginning with a vigourous pre-fair free solo ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite with Andrew “Danger... Read more

Brackstone strikes two-book deal with Gibson in first acquisition for W&N

Lee Brackstone has struck a two-book deal with Jasper Gibson in his first acquisition for Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Read more

Faber scoops dairy farmer Rijneveld's debut in three-way auction

Faber has snapped up the rights to a debut Dutch novel by 28-year-old poet and dairy farmer Marieke Lucas Rijneveld following a three-way auction.... Read more

Alexa von Hirschberg replaces Brackstone as head of Faber Social

Bloomsbury editorial director Alexa von Hirschberg is to replace Lee Brackstone as head of Faber Social. Read more

Faber acquires ‘essential’ non-fiction title from John Grindrod

Faber & Faber has acquired an "essential" new non-fiction title from author and senior campaigns manager John Grindrod. Read more

Faber signs Gappah in 'significant' deal

Eric Simonoff at WME has closed an eight-bidder auction in the US with Kathy Belden at Scribner for celebrated Zimbabwean author Petina Gappah’s "breathtaking" new novel Out... Read more

Faber finds Nile style is just what doctor ordered

Faber has bought rights to Petina Gappah's second novel, The Last Journey of Doctor Livingstone. Read more

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