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Another Day in the Death of America

Gary Younge

Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9781783351015

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013. It was just another day in America; an unremarkable Saturday on which ten children and teens were killed by gunfire. The youngest was nine; the oldest was n...

Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

Mike Love

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571324675

Mike Love is a founding member, lyricist and vocalist of The Beach Boys, considered to be the most popular American band in history, with 13 Gold Albums, 55 top-100 singles, and four #1 h...

Mad Men & Bad Men: When British Politics Met Advertising

Sam Delaney

Label faber Cat no. 9780571312405

How did a bunch of unelected, unaccountable admen end up running British politics?What happened when a rag-tag band of scruffs and smart-arses invaded Westminster, sprinkling creative fai...

2023: a trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

Released 23/08/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571338085

Well we're back again,

The Secret DJ

The Secret DJ

Released 06/07/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571334483

The Secret DJ is the true story of DJing, from an authentic voice speaking to this scene. The Secret DJ will give hints and guide newbies, as well as telling it as it really is for most DJs.

Meet Me in the Bathroom

Lizzy Goodman

Released 14/06/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571337972

Meet Me in the Bathroom charts the transformation of the New York music scene in the first decade of the 2000s, the bands behind it – including The Strokes, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, LCD Sound...

Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World

Billy Bragg

Released 01/06/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571327744

Roots, Radicals & Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World is the first book to explore this phenomenon in depth - a meticulously researched and joyous account that explains how skiffle...

Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands

Will Carruthers

Released 01/06/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571329977

I can confirm that should you ever find yourself on stage playing the bass guitar with three left hands, it is usually the one in the middle that is the real one. The other two are proba...

Content Provider: Selected Short Prose Pieces

Stewart Lee

Released 01/06/17 Label faber Genre On Film Cat no. 9780571329038

Over the last few years, often when David Mitchell has been on holiday, the comedian Stewart Lee has been attempting to understand modern Britain in a weekly newspaper column. Why are the...

Small Town Talk

Barney Hoskyns

Released 01/06/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571309764

Think 'Woodstock' and the mind turns to the seminal 1969 festival that crowned a seismic decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. But Woodstock itself was over 60 miles from the site to wh...

Wrote For Luck: Selected Lyrics

Shaun Ryder

Released 01/06/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571330935

In the mid-1980s the Happy Mondays emerged as the prime mischief makers on the Madchester scene. Chief protagonist was Shaun Ryder, a man whose lyrical street swagger in songs like Kinky ...

The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis

Patrick Kingsley

Released 18/05/17 Label faber Genre Protest Cat no. 9781783351060

Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II - and no one has reported on this crisis in more depth or breadth than the Guardian's migration correspondent,...

Tim Book Two: Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco

Tim Burgess

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571314744

Tim set himself a quest. He got in touch with people he admires, and asked them to suggest an album for him to track down on his travels, giving an insight into what makes them tick, whi...

Dig If U Will The Picture: Funk, Sex and God in the Music of Prince

Ben Greenman

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571333264

Ben Greenman's monumental yet intimate book on Prince comes a year after the star's death at the age of 57 in an elevator at the legendary Paisley Park complex. With the release of a stri...

The Nothing

Hanif Kureishi

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571332014

One night, when I am old, sick, right out of semen, and don't need things to get any worse, I hear the noises growing louder. I am sure they are making love in Zenab's bedroom which is ne...

The Black Album

Hanif Kureishi

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571328987

Shahid is a clean-cut student, trying to make an impression on his college lecturer, Deedee Osgood, who gives his spirits a lift when she takes him to a naked rave party. Shahid's academi...

The Buddha of Suburbia

Hanif Kureishi

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571333547

"My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost..."

Intimacy

Hanif Kureishi

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571333554

'It is the saddest night, for I am leaving and not coming back.'

The Body and Other Stories

Hanif Kureishi

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571333592

The Body is a dazzling collection of fiction from Hanif Kureishi, beginning with a novella that delves into the concept of identity, and its root in our physical being. Adam is a middle-a...

Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

Mike Love

Released 04/05/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571324699

Mike Love is a founding member, lyricist and vocalist of The Beach Boys, considered to be the most popular American band in history, with 13 Gold Albums, 55 top-100 singles, and four #1 h...

Art Sex Music (LIMITED EDITION)

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Released 06/04/17 Label faber Genre Sex Cat no. 9780571328536

Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenge...

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Art Sex Music

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Released 06/04/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571328512

Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenge...

Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man

Nina Lyon

Released 06/04/17 Label faber Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780571318025

An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads Nina Lyon on a search to track him down in all his various guises. Against a backdrop of mountains, forests, rivers...

The Impossible Fortress

Jason Rekulak

Released 06/04/17 Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571330621

It's 1987. Billy Marvin, the tallest boy in ninth grade, has just witnessed history.

The Importance of Music to Girls

Lavinia Greenlaw

Released 30/03/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571332274

If I had not kissed anyone, or danced with anyone, or had a reason to cry, the music made me feel as if I had gone through all that anyway . . . the music attracted and repelled, organise...

Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Melissa Harrison

Released 02/03/17 Label faber Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780571328949

A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.

The Rise, The Fall and The Rise

Brix Smith Start

Released 02/03/17 Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571325061

The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise is the extraordinary story, in her own words, of Brix Smith Start. Best known for her work in The Fall at the time when they were perhaps the most powerfu...

Animal

Sara Pascoe

Released 02/03/17 Label faber Genre Sex Cat no. 9780571325245

Sometimes I confuse myself. I get wildly and pointlessly jealous. I spend too much time hating my bum. And you know what I hate more than my bum? My preoccupation with my bum. I've had se...

This Is Memorial Device

David Keenan

Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571330836

This Is Memorial Device, the debut novel by David Keenan, is a love letter to the small towns of Lanarkshire in the west of Scotland in the late 1970s and early 80s as they were temporari...

What Goes Around: A London Cycle Courier's Story

Emily Chappell

Label faber Genre London Cat no. 9781783350544

At twenty-five, Emily Chappell took up cycle couriering while she searched for a ‘real job’. Eight years on, she is still riding. As she flies through the streets of London, dancing with...

Porcelain

Moby

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571321490

In the late eighties and early nineties, Moby, then an underground DJ and musician, was scraping out a living in New York City. In a scene popular chiefly among working-class African-Amer...

The Lucky Ones

Julianne Pachico

Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571329748

Set mostly in lush, heady Colombia but even in a jungle-like New York City, they yoke together the fates of guerrilla soldiers, rich kids, rabbits, hostages, bourgeois expats, and drug de...

A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

Luke Harding

Label faber Genre Protest Cat no. 9781783350940

1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from the inside by Polonium - a rare, lethal and highly radioactive s...

Future Sex

Emily Witt

Label faber Genre Sex Cat no. 9780571331987

Emily Witt is single and in her thirties. She has slept with most of her male friends. Most of her male friends have slept with most of her female friends. Sexual promiscuity is the norm....

Into the Black

Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571295784

From the record-breaking success of 1991’s ‘Black Album’ to the band’s reinvention with the Load/Reload albums; from bassist Jason Newsted’s shock departure to the group’s subsequent melt...

I Am Dogboy: The Underworld Diaries (SIGNED COPIES)

Karl Hyde

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571328659

In 1999, Underworld's Karl Hyde began writing a public diary. Every day since then, Hyde has documented his thoughts, lyrical works-in-progress, poetry and biographical essays alongside '...

101 Things To Do When You're Not Drinking

Robert Short

Label faber Genre Gifts Cat no. 9781780722870

Feeling a bit woozy? Had a few too many at karaoke night? Sometimes we could all do with taking a break from the drinking life.

Shock and Awe (SIGNED COPIES)

Simon Reynolds

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571301713

As the sixties dream faded, a new flamboyant movement electrified the world: GLAM! In Shock and Awe, Simon Reynolds explores this most decadent of genres on both sides of the Atlantic. Bo...

Sex and Death: Stories

Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs

Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571322428

How we come in, and how we go out, sex and death: these are the governing drives, our two greatest themes.In this provocative, haunting and sexy collection of short stories, a group of ac...

Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands

Will Carruthers

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571329960

I can confirm that should you ever find yourself on stage playing the bass guitar with three left hands, it is usually the one in the middle that is the real one. The other two are probab...

Content Provider: Selected Short Prose Pieces, 2011-2016

Stewart Lee

Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571329021

Over the last five years, often when David Mitchell has been on holiday, the comedian Stewart Lee has been attempting to understand modern Britain, and his own place in it, in a series of...

Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man

Nina Lyon

Label faber Cat no. 9780571318018

Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times?An encounter with the Green Man at an ancient Herefordshire church in the wake of ...

Tim Book Two (LIMITED EDITION SIGNED COPIES)

Tim Burgess

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571331536

Signed Special Edition of Tim Book Two: follow-up to Telling Stories, the hugely successful memoir of Tim Burgess, singer of the Charlatans. Limited to 500 copies In 2012, Tim published h...

Tim Book Two: Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco

Tim Burgess

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571314737

In 2012, Tim Burgess of the Charlatans published his hugely successful and critically acclaimed memoir, Telling Stories. Tim really enjoyed his new role as an author, and so here it is: T...

Pimp State: Sex, Money and the Future of Equality

Kat Banyard

Label faber Cat no. 9780571278220

Never before have prostitution, strip clubs and pornography been as profitable, widely used or embedded in mainstream culture as they are today. How society should respond to the rise of ...

We Don't Know What We're Doing

Thomas Morris

Label faber Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9780571317028

​The big themes of ordinary life inspire this outstanding debut story collection from a new star on the literary scene.A young video shop assistant exchanges the home comforts of one moth...

The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe's Refugee Crisis

Patrick Kingsley

Label faber Genre Protest Cat no. 9781783351053

Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War II - and no one has reported on this crisis in more depth or breadth than the Guardian's migration correspondent,...

The Rise, The Fall and The Rise (SIGNED COPIES)

Brix Smith Start

Label faber Genre Rock ’n’ Roll Cat no. 9780571325054

The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise is the extraordinary story, in her own words, of Brix Smith Start. Best known for her work in The Fall at the time when they were perhaps the most powerfu...