The promotion of Mary Cannam to the operational leadership of Faber sees Page continuing to work with her, now as executive chair.
Looking Back at Publisher Sonny Mehta in London: ‘This Gracious Man’
Sonny Mehta is hailed as ‘an honorable man with a good heart’ at a packed memorial service in London for the former Knopf editor-in-chief.
From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference
Stephen Page and Morten Hesseldahl stressed the core values of publishing—author relationships, reading—at London Book Fair’s 2019 Quantum conference.
Faber’s Stephen Page Opens London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: ‘Cultural Responsibility’
The chief of the UK’s 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit’s confusions may be, publishing holds the world’s ‘editorial centrality’ in its hands: and that means it has a job to do.
Faber’s Matthew Evans Remembered in London: ‘Publishing Vision’
Acclaimed as one of the greats in British publishing–who made a ‘dazzling literary court’ of Faber–the late Matthew Evans prompts fond memories.
Quantum’s Quandary: London Book Fair’s Careful Conference
In a day of congenial panel discussions and reassuring pep talks, London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference threw an amber-warm light on tricky times for publishing.
Authors Ask Agents: What Are The Publishers Doing for Us?
Publishers Launch London conference considered several issues: territoriality, metadata and the role of publishers in the age of digital DIY.
More Congratulations for Mario Vargas Llosa on His Nobel Win
By Erin L. Cox In today’s Frankfurt print edition of Publishing Perspectives, we ran a story about Peruvian-born author Mario Vargas Llosa’s Nobel Prize win, featuring quotes from some of his international publishers. One quote that came in after the issue went to press was from the UK. Faber & Faber Chief Executive Stephen Page said, “We are absolutely thrilled …