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.
|Born||1955 (age 63–64)|
|Pen name||Russell Andrews|
|Occupation||Publisher, screenwriter, author, novelist|
|Notable works||The Cat Who Went to Paris|
Born to a Jewish family, 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
- The Dandy
- Getting Blue
- The Cat Who Went to Paris (1991) (biographical) (the same book has been published under A Cat Called Norton, UK 2009.)
- A Cat Abroad (biographical) (the same book has been published under For The Love of Norton, UK 2010.)
- The Cat Who'll Live Forever (biographical)
- Ask Bob (August 2013)
as Russell Andrews
- Rotisserie League Baseball (coauthor)
- Okrent, Daniel (April 29, 2012). "Kvelling in Their Seats - A first-time producer on what it took to stage Old Jews Telling Jokes". New York Magazine.