Toby Green has written reviews and features for almost all the national press in the UK, ranging from book reviews of fiction by Isabel Allende to comment pieces for the Guardian and Prospect, and travel features on Cape Verde, Chile and Spain for the Financial Times.


Toby Green wrote dozens of reviews for the Independent, and has also written criticism for the London Review of Books, Times Higher Education, and the TLS. He has reviewed books by, among others, David Abulafia, Tariq Ali, Isabel Allende, William Dalrymple, Jared Diamond, the late Eduardo Galeano, Francisco Goldman, John Gray, and Charles C. Mann. He has also interviewed writers including Ma Jian, and the late WG Sebald (republished alongside an interview by the late Susan Sontag in the Journal of European Studies).

Interview with WG Sebald:

WG Sebald

Review of Chocolate Islands by Catherine Higgs in the London Review of Books:

Chocolate Islands LRB

Review of 1493 by Charles C. Mann:


Review of Black Mass by John Gray:

John Gray

Review of Pirates of the Caribbean by Tariq Ali:

Tariq Ali

Review of Collapse by Jared Diamond:

Jared Diamond

Review of The Art of Political Murder by Francisco Goldman:

Francisco Goldman

Review of Cherry by Sara Wheeler:

Sara Wheeler


Toby Green has written features for a wide range of the UK press. He has contributed comment pieces to the Guardian and Independent editorial pages, and has also written numerous features for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, the Financial Times, the Observer, Prospect, and the Times.

Comment piece on the Inquisition from the Guardian's editorial page:


Travel article on Porto from the Financial Times:


Travel article on Seville from the Financial Times:


Travel feature from the Financial Times on Chile:


Article on Cape Verde in the Financial Times:


Podium article for the Independent editorial page on Darwin:


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