Christopher Potter

Christopher Potter is the author of four books: The Thing Is, The Earth Gazers: On seeing ourselves, How to Make a Human Being: A body of evidence and You Are Here: A portable history of the universe.


His first book was first published in 2009, his most recent in 2020.


He is the editorial director at Europa Editions UK and the former publisher and managing director of Fourth Estate, now an imprint of Harper Collins.


Authors with whom he has worked include Gilbert Adair, Paul Bailey, Deborah Cadbury, Michael Chabon, Amanda Craig, Michael Cunningham, Rachel Cusk, Maureen Duffy, Marcus Du Sautoy, Gretel Ehrlich, Deborah Eisenberg, Richard Francis, James Gleick, Kathryn Harrison, Paul Hoffman, Kate Jennings, Graham McCann, Mary McGarry Morris, Hilary Mantel, Mark Merlis, Richard Panek, Ann Patchett, Annie Proulx, Matt Ridley, Rupert Sheldrake, Carol Shields, Peter Singer, Simon Singh, Dava Sobel, Kate Summerscale and Salley Vickers.



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