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The Secret DJ

February 27, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

We’re excited to announce publication of The Secret DJ, the true story of life as an international DJ, on 7 June 2018. The glamour, the parties, the excess, the highs and the lows: the life of an international DJ – performing at the most exotic locations, in the most precarious of psychic circumstances – is rich to the point of toxicity. A globally recognised DJ takes us on a personal journey through a life in the hedonistic fast lane of club culture over the last thirty years. From world-class venues in Ibiza to local pub function rooms, this is less an…

An exclusive extract from ‘The Secret DJ’

February 27, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

In The Secret DJ (published on 7 June 2018) a globally recognised DJ takes us on a personal journey through a life in the hedonistic fast lane of club…

Richard Thompson Announces ‘Beeswing’

February 21, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Beeswing: Britain, Folk Rock and the End of the 60s by celebrated guitarist and singer-songwriter Rich…

Viv Albertine Book Launch

February 12, 2018 | by Faber Social

On Wednesday 11 April Faber Social will host the launch of To Throw Away Unopened, the new book from Viv Albertine. Viv will be appearing in conversat…

Art Sex Music

Cosey Fanni Tutti on how she wrote Art Sex Music

February 2, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

This Month Faber Social publishes Art Sex Music, by Cosey Fanni Tutti in paperback. A wise, shocking and elegant autobiography of a musician who, as a…

All Gates Open: The Story of Can

January 30, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

We teased this back in 2014, and we’re excited to announce that it is almost upon us. On May 5 2018 we will publish All Gates Open, the definitive sto…

Art Sex Music

January 10, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

Following on from Art Sex Music being nominated as a Book of the Year by Mojo, Uncut, Pitchfork, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Vinyl Factory and the Scotti…

This Is Memorial Device - Playlist

This Is Memorial Device Playlist with Readings by David Keenan

January 9, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

To mark the paperback publication of David Keenan’s This Is Memorial Device, we have a specially curated playlist featuring Big Star, Buzzcocks, The S…

‘As Time Goes By’ by Derek Taylor

January 8, 2018 | by Hannah Marshall

Some extremely exciting news to start 2018. On 5 April we reissue As Time Goes By, the memoir of The Beatles publicist, Derek Taylor, first published…

Faber Social’s Cultural Highlights for 2017

December 18, 2017 | by Hannah Marshall

As another year draws to a close, we’ve asked Faber Social authors, friends and staff to remind us of the good, and the great, from the past twelve mo…

The Faber Social 2017 Music Books Roundup

December 4, 2017 | by Hannah Marshall

This year, in a final act of goodwill to all men, we’ve taken our house band on a whirlwind tour of Faber Social’s books of 2017. From the highs of Go…