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We have two installments in November . .

Monday 5th November

Celebrating the anniversary of Guy Fawkes’ failed plot, the Faber Social is proud to present an evening of dissent, featuring readings from hugely influential writer James Kelman, author of the Booker-winning novel How Late It Was, How Late; novelist Ali Smith, author of The Accidental and There But For The…, and Stewart Home, artist, filmmaker, writer and activist.

Topped with a dj set from Dorian Lynskey, journalist and author of 33 Revolutions per Minute, please join us for an evening of words, ideas and music.

Monday 12th November 

Faber Social joins forces with MAN Booker to bring you readings from four distinguished alumni of the prize. Sarah Hall, shortlisted in 2004 for her novel The Electric Michelangelo and longlisted for How to Paint a Dead Man half a decade later will join Adam Foulds, the acclaimed young poet and winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, whose own novel, The Quickening Maze, was shortlisted in 2009, The line-up is completed by Deborah Levy, the writer to have most recently experienced the agony and ecstasy of a Booker shortlisting just last month for Swimming Home, and MJ Hyland, whose novel Carry Me Down, was nominated for the prize in 2006. Join us and these four 21st century stars of the novel form from 7pm.

Tickets £5 in advance via faberandfaber.eventbrite.com

In November, Julian Cope’s epic COPENDIUM: An Expedition into the Rock n Roll Underwerld, will hit the shops. From Lord Buckley to Sleep, from Blue Cheer to The New Lou Reeds, in just shy of 800 pages COPENDIUM challenges all the rock n roll orthodoxies you have come to accept and indulge. 

To mark this publication, Faber Social is taking Copendium on tour for three unforgettable evenings of entertainment put together and hosted by Julian himself. For details of gigs in Glasgow, Manchester and London on consecutive nights, click on the attached link to Julian’s Head Heritage site.

Email carl@thesocial.com to enter the prize draw for a chance to win a copy of the Copendium!


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