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Toby Faber – Digging in the archives

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross.

Toby Faber was Managing Director of Faber & Faber until 2001, since when he has concentrated on his writing and more generally on his quality of life. Nevertheless, Toby remains non-executive director of Faber and Faber, and is Chairman of Faber Music; trustee of Liverpool University Press (UK) and a non-executive director of the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA). He is author of “Faberge’s Eggs” and “Stradivari’s Genius”.

Toby FaberThis evening at The Water Rats, Toby gave us fascinating insight into the family archives, letters to from T.S.Eliot, for example; and shared some of the secrets found whilst delving into the Faber archives and much more besides.

Toby lives with his wife and two daughters in London. Born in Cambridge, England, in 1965. After graduating, he became an investment banker, and then a management consultant before joining the family firm, Faber and Faber, which was founded by his grandfather in 1929.

Toby on Twitter @Toby_Faber

 

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