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Faber Social presents Telling Stories with Tim Burgess

May 10, 2013 | by Faber Social

Faber Social is proud to present TELLING STORIES – an evening with Tim Burgess plus special guests including Mark Collins (The Charlatans), John Doran…

Music’s Not For Everyone – Weatherall’s Mix Tape

May 1, 2013 | by Faber Social

I have been an admirer of the work of Ian F. Svenonius ever since meeting him and his first band, The Nation Of Ulysses *, in a Memphis recording stud…

Ch-check it out: Faber to publish Beastie Boys

April 29, 2013 | by Faber Social

Yes, it is true. Faber & Faber have acquired a forthcoming book by Beastie Boys. Lee Brackstone, Creative Director, Faber Social, acquired the boo…

Andrew Weatherall in the Archive (Part 2)

April 25, 2013 | by Faber Social

In this second interview with our Artist-in-Residence, Andrew Weatherall talks in the Archive about ‘the slightly sleazy, fruity side of Sir John Betj…

Kim Fowley, Lord of Garbage

April 25, 2013 | by Faber Social

Kim Fowley once looked into the eyes of my muse and wife to be, Lady Elizabeth Jane Walker, pointed to me and offered up a prediction. ‘You will bear…

Napoleon Crossing the Rhine

April 19, 2013 | by Faber Social

Earlier this week, Faber announced that Jarvis Cocker, our Editor-at-Large, had acquired a history of British folk clubs from the 1950s to the present…

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of a Vinyl Record Freak: Part 2

April 18, 2013 | by Faber Social

The Rise In this, the second of four instalments, Gary Atkinson, MD of Document Records, tells us how his vinyl addiction really took hold. The first…

Innocent Blood by PD James

April 17, 2013 | by Faber Social

I’ve read thousands of thrillers, but only about five have ever made me gasp and look around for someone to harangue about the brilliance of their twi…

Jarvis Cocker Makes Editorial Debut at Faber

April 16, 2013 | by Faber Social

Jarvis Cocker, the frontman of Pulp, has made his first acquisition in his role as Editor-at-Large at Faber and Faber. Singing from the Floor by JP Be…

Introducing Peter Leonard’s Harry Levin

April 16, 2013 | by Faber Social

The opening scene tells you everything you need to know about Harry Levin. In three terse pages Peter Leonard sets his protagonist up for the remarkab…