6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Masonic Hall
£9 (excl. fees)
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About the Event

Alex Clark talks to Toby Faber and novelist Claire Adam about the 90 year history of one of the world’s most esteemed publishers. Hear about unpublished letters and diaries from an archive which includes authors such as Sylvia Plath, P.D. James, Philip Larkin, Seamus Heaney and more. And what does the future hold? Faber’s one-to-watch debut for 2019 Claire Adam presents her illuminating and acclaimed first novel, Golden Child, which is exciting readers on both sides of the Atlantic.

About the Authors

Toby Faber was formerly Managing Director of the publishing house Faber & Faber. He was born in Cambridge in 1965, and now lives in London with his wife and daughter. He is the author of Stradivarius and Faberge’s Eggs. His first novel, Close to the Edge, will be published by Muswell Hill Press in April.

Claire Adam was born and raised in Trinidad. She read Physics at Brown University and later took an MA in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London, where she gained a distinction. She lives in London.