Philippe Pozzo di Borgo

Philippe Pozzo di Borgo spent his childhood in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Trinidad, Morocco, Algeria and Corsica. He now lives in Essaouira, Morocco. A descendent of both the Ducs Pozzo di Borgo and the Marquises de Vogue, he is the former director of Pommery Champagnes (LVMH). His bestselling memoir Le Second Souffle (Second Wind) served as the basis for the hit French film, Intouchables (Untouchables).

Books by this Author

Discover the moving and heartfelt #1 international bestseller and inspiration for the upcoming film The Upside, starring Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston, about an aristocratic Frenchman who is paralyzed in an accident and has to adjust to his new normal with the help of his unlikely caregiver—a hot-headed Algerian immigrant with troubles of his own.

As the descendant of two prominent, wealthy French families and director of Champagne Pommery, Philippe Pozzo di Borgo was not in the...