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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…

The Rhythm of Prose and the Rhythm of Music

April 15, 2013 | by Faber Social

Hans Christian Andersen said, ‘Where words fail, music speaks.’ Gustav Mahler said, ‘If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not…

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of a Vinyl Record Freak: Part 1

April 10, 2013 | by Faber Social

Warmth and catching the record-collecting bug. In this, the first of four instalments, Gary Atkinson (above left, with Jack White), the MD of Document…

The Chairman in Lino

April 10, 2013 | by Faber Social

As his tenure as Artist in Residence hits full steam, Andrew Weatherall has produced this striking  ‘Self Portrait’ Linocut. Watch the first of our se…

MEATliquor Needs YOU

April 9, 2013 | by Faber Social

Faber Social is thrilled to announce it will be publishing The MEATliquor Chronicles: Chapter and Verse by Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins on 7 Nov…