Books The Faber Book of Murder by Simon Rae Paperback, 554 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $15.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Faber Book of MurderAuthorSimon Rae Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary This book is a compilation of various literary texts about murder. Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Faber Book of Murder My Guilty Pleasure For This British Author, If It Bleeds, She Reads February 23, 2014 Who doesn't like to curl up with a good murder mystery? Author Louise Doughty recommends her favorite collection of such tales, and muses about why we're drawn to stories about homicides.