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Toby Green

Toby Green was born in 1974. After studying Philosophy at Cambridge University, he won a scholarship to retrace Charles Darwin's route in South America on horseback, and has since worked as a teacher, journalist, literary agent and academic.

He is the author of a diverse body of work, including biography, criticism, history and travel literature.

In 2007 he began a fellowship from the British Academy at Birmingham University, specializing in African history in the era of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.