The Last Goodbye: A History of the world In Resignations is available at all good bookstores from 6th February 2016.
A new, updated and expanded ‘reboot’ of F**k You & Goodbye for the mass market, The Last Goodbye brings the tale of human history’s most misunderstood driver bang up to date with revealing insights into some of the highlights of the past two years – from Pope Benedict XVI’s mysterious self-sacking to the will-he-won’t-he resignation antics of FIFA’s former president, Sepp Blatter.
“Rage, wit or breathtaking chutzpah that will leave you silently applauding or, maybe, looking to the door yourself” (Metro)
“A hilarious history of the resignation letter… Potter examines our fascination with parting shots” (Daily Telegraph)
“There is a poetry to the best resignations that comes from having nothing to lose” (Independent)
“Will make you want to quit your job immediately” (Buzzfeed)
“Just magnificent – an alternate history of our time” (Monocle)
“A fascinating and profound look at how quitters shape history” (The Current)
“A cracking read” (The Daily Politics)
“The sort of book that makes you think, long after you’ve put it down” (Rev. Richard Coles BBC Saturday Live)
“Celebrates the art of the elegant – or explosive – resignation” (The Week)
For any media or rights enquiries, please contact me via my agent, Humfrey Hunter at Hunter Profiles.