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Granta Joins Independent Alliance

Publishing News reports that Granta Books will join the Independent Alliance group of publishers and will be represented by Faber on all its titles from January 2008 onwards. Its current arrangement with Signature ends in December. Granta will join its sister company Portobello on the Alliance, as well as other established members, Canongate, Icon, Profile, Quercus and Short Books. Chief Executive and Publisher at Faber Stephen Page said: “I am delighted that Granta is joining the Alliance. Their membership not only adds further luster to the list of books we offer our customers, but also strengthens the Alliance as a place where a group of independent publishers exchange ideas and tackle the challenges of the market.”

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