Brian Christian is the author of The Most Human Human — a Wall Street Journal bestseller, New York Times editors’ choice, and a New Yorker favorite book of the year — and the coauthor, with Tom Griffiths, of Algorithms to Live By.
Brian Christian’s writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Paris Review, and in scientific journals such as Cognitive Science. Christian has been featured on The Charlie Rose Show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has lectured at Google, Facebook, Microsoft, the Santa Fe Institute, and the London School of Economics. His work has won several awards, including fellowships at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, publication in Best American Science & Nature Writing, and an award from the Academy of American Poets.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Christian holds degrees in philosophy, computer science, and poetry from Brown University and the University of Washington. His work has been translated into twelve languages. He lives in San Francisco.