Search - List of Books by Michael Gross

Michael Gross (born 1952 in New York City), is an author, journalist and editor. He has a B.A. in History from Vassar College. He graduated in 1970 from South Side High School in Rockville Centre, the same school that later graduated Howard Stern.

His most recent book is The Secret Story of the Lust, Lies, Greed and Betrayals That Made the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the paperback edition of a book first published in hardcover with the subtitle The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money That Made the Metropolitan Museum, an unauthorized social history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (Broadway Books, 2009). Previously he published 740 Park: The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building (Broadway Books, 2005), Genuine Authentic: The Real Life of Ralph Lauren (Harper Collins, 2002), My Generation: Fifty Years of Sex, Drugs, Rock, Revolution, Glamour, Greed, Valor, Faith and Silicon Chips (Cliff Street Books, 2000) andModel: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women (William Morrow, 1995). Model was a New York Times bestselling book. He is currently researching a social history focused on high-end real estate in Los Angeles.

He is a contributing editor of Travel and Leisure magazine; he has been a guest editor of gawker.com and a columnist for Contribute, the now-defunct philanthropy magazine, and has also written extensively for The New York Times, New York magazine, Esquire magazine, GQ, Vanity Fair,Town & Country and The Times. Early in his career, he wrote about rock music and was the editor in chief of Rock Magazine. He was the editor of the Fire Island News, a weekly newspaper in a New York summer colony, in 1978. He then began covering fashion photography for Photo District News and subsequently wrote the column Fashion Statements for Manhattan, Inc., a brief-lived business magazine. After writing about fashion through the 1980s and early 1990s, he began covering the world of the rich and famous for New York. In 2000, he was briefly a Senior Editor of George, the political magazine. In 2002, he wrote a gossip column, The Word, for the New York Daily News. From 2002 until 2010, he edited the written content of Bergdorf Goodman Magazine. The New York Post said he "aggressively transformed the once-catalog-like publication into an eclectic cultural forum.”

His sister is Jane Gross, who recently retired as a reporter for the New York Times, where he also worked as a reporter and columnist. Their father, Milton Gross, was also a journalist, a syndicated sports columnist for the New York Post and an author.
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Total Books: 72
Focus The Secret Sexy Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion Photographers
Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers
2015 - Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-publishers [Business and Legal Forms Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781621534648
ISBN-10: 1621534642
Genres: Business & Money, Reference, Law
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House of Outrageous Fortune Fifteen Central Park West the World's Most Powerful Address
The Complete Guide to Option Selling How Selling Options Can Lead to Stellar Returns in Bull and Bear Markets 3rd Edition
Von Geckos Garn Und Goldwasser
2012 - Von Geckos Garn Und Goldwasser (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783527332724
ISBN-10: 3527332723
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Unreal Estate Money Ambition and the Lust for Land in Los Angeles
2011 - Unreal Estate Money Ambition and the Lust for Land in Los Angeles (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780767932653
ISBN-10: 076793265X
Genre: History
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Model The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women
Astrobiology A Brief Introduction
2011 - Astrobiology a Brief Introduction (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781421400969
ISBN-10: 1421400960
Genre: Science & Math
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Der Kuss des Schnabeltiers
2011 - Der Kuss Des Schnabeltiers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783527327386
ISBN-10: 352732738X
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Rogues' Gallery The Secret Story of the Lust Lies Greed and Betrayals that Made the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Complete Guide to Option Selling Second Edition
Rogues' Gallery The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money that Made the Metropolitan Museum
The Birds the Bees and the Platypuses Crazy Sexy and Cool Stories from Science
2008 - The Birds the Bees and the Platypuses Crazy Sexy and Cool Stories From Science [Erlebnis Wissenschaft] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783527322879
ISBN-10: 3527322876
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Model
2008 - Model (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781423357872
ISBN-10: 1423357876
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740 Park  The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building
2006 - 740 Park the Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780767917445
ISBN-10: 0767917448
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Signs Trails And Wayside Exhibits Connecting People And Places
2006 - Signs Trails and Wayside Exhibits Connecting People and Places [Interpreter's Handbook Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780932310477
ISBN-10: 0932310478
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
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740 Park The Story Of The World's Richest Apartment Building
2005 - 740 Park the Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780385512091
ISBN-10: 0385512090
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
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The Complete Guide to Option Selling
2004 - The Complete Guide to Option Selling (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780071442084
ISBN-10: 0071442081
Genre: Business & Money
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Book of Alien
2004 - Book of Alien (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781852864835
ISBN-10: 1852864834
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Genuine Authentic The Real Life of Ralph Lauren
Light and Life
2003 - Light and Life (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780198564805
ISBN-10: 0198564805
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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1991 - Norton Utilities 6 Instant Reference [The Sybex instant reference series] (Paperback)
1981 - The Custom-made Child Women-centered Perspectives [Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society] (Paperback)Hardcover
1981 - Birth Control and Controlling Birth Women-centered Perspectives [Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society] (Hardcover)Paperback
Asthetik Und Offentlichkeit Die Publizistik Der Weimarer Klassik [Germanistiche Texte und Studien - German Edition] (Paperback)