Emmanuel Carrère is a French author, screenwriter, and director. He is the son of Louis Carrère d’Encausse and French historian Helene Carrere d’Encausse.

Carrère studied at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (better known as Sciences Po). Much of his writing, both fiction and nonfiction, centers around the primary themes of the interrogation of identity, the development of illusion, and the direction of reality. Several of his books have been made into films; in 2005, he personally directed the film adaptation of his novel La Moustache. He was the president of the jury of the book Inter 2003.

Books (In English) in order of publication:

The Mustache – 1986

I Am Alive and You Are Dead: A Journey into the Mind of Philip K. Dick – 1993

The Adversary: A True Story of Monstrous Deception – 2002

Lives Other than My Own: A Memoir -2009