Faber and Faber

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Faber and Faber Limited, usually abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in London. Published authors and poets include T. S. Eliot (an early Faber editor and director), W. H. Auden, Margaret Storey,[1] William Golding, Samuel Beckett, Philip Larkin, Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon, Milan Kundera and Kazuo Ishiguro.[2]

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Faber and Faber
Founded1929; 94 years ago (1929)
FounderGeoffrey Faber
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationLondon, England
DistributionThe Book Service (UK)
Allen & Unwin (Australia)
Publishers Group West (US)
Publication typesBooks
Official websitefaber.co.uk

Founded in 1929, in 2006 the company was named the KPMG Publisher of the Year.[3]

Faber and Faber Inc., formerly the American branch of the London company, was sold in 1998 to the Holtzbrinck company Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG). Faber and Faber ended the partnership with FSG in 2015 and began distributing its books directly in the United States.[4]