Tagged: Louisa Joyner

BBC winner Persaud's debut goes to Faber in 7-way auction

Faber has acquired the debut from BBC Short Story winner Ingrid Persaud to be a superlead for 2020, following a seven-publisher auction. Read more

'Astonishing' demand for Milkman continues

Faber has experienced an “astonishing” demand for Anna Burns’ Milkman since it won the Man Booker Prize, selling 63,288 copies through Nielsen BookScan and 250,000 B-format copies out of its... Read more

Faber buys essays from Samantha Irby

Faber will publish two books of essays from US comedian and blogger Samantha Irby. Read more

Slimani's 'erotic, daring' story of sex obsession to Faber

Faber will publish another novel from Lullaby author and journalist Leïla Slimani. Read more

Faber signs 'life-affirming' title The Bookshop of the Broken-Hearted

Faber has acquired Robert Hillman’s The Bookshop of the Broken-Hearted, a "life-affirming and warm-hearted" novel. Read more

Costa winner Filer moves to Faber for second book

Faber has acquired a "powerful" work of non-fiction by Costa Book of the Year winner Nathan Filer.  Read more

'Dazzling' debut exploring 'marginalised realities' to Faber

Faber & Faber has acquired a "dazzling" debut novel by Akwaeke Emezi which explores "multiple and marginalised realities". Read more

Feminist dystopias a 'key fiction trend for 2018'

Editors are tipping "lush" historical fiction and literary dystopias with a feminist flavour to take the charts by storm this year, with the success of... Read more

Kingsolver's next novel to speak to 'our troubled times'

Faber is set to release a "major" Barbara Kingsolver novel later this year, entitled Unsheltered. Read more

'Whip-smart' debut about modern love to Faber

Faber & Faber has signed a "wildly entertaining, whip-smart" debut about modern love by Luke Tredget entitled Kismet. Read more

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