Daljit Nagra on Frederick Seidel: The poetry of truth

Daljit Nagra considers the appeal of the work of American poet Frederick Seidel on publication of his latest collection, Widening Income Inequality.  Frederick Seidel is the great controversialist of American poetry, and has, over many decades, won admirers and enemies in equal measure for his caustic and unflinching verse. I am one of the admirers….

A Life in Crime

Recorded in the summer of 2009, during Faber’s 80th year, it felt especially appropriate to be talking to an author whose association with the company went back over half of that time. P. D. James’s debut novel Cover Her Face was published in 1962, and many more novels followed – thirteen of them featuring the…