Peter Gethers

Peter Gethers (born 1955) is an American publisher, screenwriter and author of television shows, films, newspaper and magazine articles, and novelist; the author of several books, including the bestseller The Cat Who Went to Paris, published in the UK under the title A Cat Called Norton, the first of the Norton the cat trilogy, about his Scottish Fold, Norton. He lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York.

Peter Gethers
Gethers at Barnes & Noble in New York City in August, 2013
Born1955 (age 6364)
Pen nameRussell Andrews
OccupationPublisher, screenwriter, author, novelist
Notable worksThe Cat Who Went to Paris


Born to a Jewish family,[1] Gethers attended the University of California at Berkeley from 1970 to 1972.

An avid baseball fan, Gethers is a founding member of the first ever Rotisserie Baseball League, the 1980 group that started the fantasy sports craze.

His brother Eric is also a writer, and his father was a television producer.

Gethers' other works include five novels under the pseudonym of Russell Andrews; Gideon, Icarus, Aphrodite, Midas and Hades.


as Peter Gethers

as Russell Andrews

  • Gideon
  • Icarus
  • Aphrodite
  • Midas
  • Hades

Nonfiction works

  • Rotisserie League Baseball (coauthor)


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