My Prefect Cousin

Kevin Eldon

Eliot, Heaney, Auden, Larkin, Plath. Faber & Faber are famous the world over for publishing the works of the giants of poetry. And now with My Prefect Cousin they are proud ...

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The Old Vic, one of the world's great theatres, opened in 1818 with rowdy melodrama and continued with Edmund Kean in Richard III being howled down by the audience ...

In this book Richard Ayoade - actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself. Over ten brilliantly insightful and often ...

In this book Richard Ayoade - actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself. Over ten brilliantly insightful and often ...

Gemma Elwin Harris

Children ask the funniest questions: Why does sweetcorn come out the same as when I ate it? Do spiders speak? Why does Daddy never win the lottery? Which is faster ...

John Lloyd & John Mitchinson

<i>1,227 QI Facts</i> blew your socks off.<i> 1,339 QI Facts</i> made your jaw drop. Now the <i>QI </i>team return with this year's groaning sack of astonishment. Prepare to be knocked ...

We all know the story of Joan of Arc. A peasant girl who hears voices from God. A warrior leading an army to victory, in an age that believes women ...

We all know the story of Joan of Arc. A peasant girl who hears voices from God. A warrior leading an army to victory, in an age that believes women ...

The inspiration for the film Control.

The only in-depth biographical account of the legendary lead singer of Joy Division, written by his widow.

Revered by his peers and idolised by ...

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The public schools of England have long been praised and reviled in equal measure. Do they perpetuate elites and unjust divisions of social class? Do they improve or corrupt young ...

A lively and engaging contribution to the sex and gender debate, from Lewis Wolpert, acclaimed author and developmental biologist.

Controversy rages around sex and gender, but just what are the ...

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First published in 1997, Patricia Hollis's biography of the pioneering  Labour MP Jennie Lee (1904-1988) won both the Wolfson History Prize and  the Orwell Prize. It is the definitive ...

A classic of travel writing. For many years award-winning writer James Hamilton-Paterson spent a third of each year on an otherwise uninhabited Philippine island, spear-fishing for survival. Playing with Water ...

Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins

There are many ways to cook a burger, to mix a drink, to serve some fries. Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins, the men behind #MEATEASY, MEATliquor and MEATmission, share their ...

From the celebrated author of The Plantagenets comes an exciting, fast-paced new history of the Wars of the Roses.

The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil ...

An engaging, entertaining and, above all, very funny guide to the mysteries of English grammar.

David Marsh's lifelong mission has been to create order out of chaos. For four ...

The Faber poetry list, originally founded in the 1920s, was shaped by the taste of T. S. Eliot who was its guiding light for nearly forty years. Since the 1960s ...

The Faber poetry list, originally founded in the 1920s, was shaped by the taste of T. S. Eliot who was its guiding light for nearly forty years. Since the 1960s ...

Writing Home is a wonderfully entertaining collection of Alan Bennett’s prose writings. Bringing together his diaries for 1980-1995 and the journal he kept during the production of Forty Years ...

It began with an unsigned email: 'I am a senior member of the intelligence community.'

What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man ...

The biggest problem for outsiders in the world of economics is that most of the time, we don't know what the hell the insiders are talking about. To know ...

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