Christopher Potter

Christopher Potter is the author of two books: How to Make a Human Being:  A body of evidence (2014) and You Are Here: A portable history of the universe (2009).

 

He is the former publisher and managing director of Fourth Estate, now an imprint of Harper Collins.

 

As an editor, he worked with many writers, including Carol Shields, Annie Proulx, Michael Cunningham, Michael Chabon, Dava Sobel, Hilary Mantel, Matt Ridley, Simon Singh and Marcus Du Sautoy.

 

He has written for The Sunday Times, Independent, and New York Post.

 

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