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2021

Christmas Gift Guides

Compiled by the Faber Team

Look no further for the perfect Christmas gifts. Fireside Reads, Beautiful Books, Stocking Fillers and much more: dive into the Faber Christmas 2021 Gift Guide.

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Members Editions

New for Faber Members

Featuring Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Normal People by Sally Rooney, White Egrets by Derek Walcott and the Outline Trilogy by Rachel Cusk.

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Christmas Edition

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun is the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017.

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From the Journal

Sarah Hall

The Faber Interview

In the first of a series of long read interviews with Faber authors, Sarah Hall speaks to Alex Clark about the inspiration behind her novel Burntcoat and the themes of her writing.

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Faber Book Club

Join our online book club, reading key works selected by Faber staff, from current releases to classic texts. We will release a monthly set of suggested questions around titles selected, as well as holding events three times a year for further discussion. The pick for December is The Snow Ball by Brigid Brophy.

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