Guardian News & Media form partnership with Faber and Faber

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By John Glenday | Reporter

April 15, 2013 | 2 min read

Guardian News & Media has announced the formation of a partnership with Faber and Faber in the form of a new publishing imprint – Guardian Faber.

The collaboration will bring together the Guardian’s international experience with the brands and editorial skills through the commission of up to twenty non-fiction works each year.

Published in both physical and digital formats the new line will be targeted at an international audience with some forthcoming highlights including Facts Are Sacred, by Simon Rogers; a full colour hardback and interactive ebook celebrating the power of data visualisation and Racing Hard; a retrospective of the past two decades in cycling by guardian columnist William Fotheringham.

Sara Montgomery, head of Guardian Books, said: “We are really proud to be partnering with Faber and Faber, with whom we share many of the same brand values, including independence, innovation and quality.”

Stephen Page, CEO at Faber, said: "This publishing business will have at its heart a unique combination of access to brilliant writers and copyrights alongside a direct conversation with readers through the Guardian's extraordinary relationship with tens of millions consumers worldwide. We believe that Faber's publishing expertise married to the Guardian’s powerful brand and relationships offers a new kind of publishing opportunity."

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