@Macaulay Authors Series will be hosting our third event for the Spring 2015 season featuring Michael Shnayerson, contributing editor to Vanity Fair and best-selling author of The Contender: A Biography of Andrew Cuomo, alongside Jonathan Alter, author, reporter, columnist, television analyst, and producer of the political comedy “Alpha House.”
Join us for lively discussion, a book signing and an informal reception on April 21st, 2015 at 7pm at the Macaulay Honors College at 35 West 67th St. between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue. This event is free and open to the public! RSVP HERE.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Andrew Cuomo is the protagonist of an ongoing political saga that reads like a novel. In many ways, his rise, fall, and rise again is an iconic story: a young American politician of vaunting ambition, aiming for nothing less than the presidency (Amazon).
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Michael Shnayerson became a contributing editor at Vanity Fair in 1986 and has since written more than 75 stories for the magazine, most recently reporting on the environmental hazards in the U.S., and investigating the likelihood of hacking into voting machines. He began his career in 1976 as a reporter at the Santa Fe Reporter and moved to Time as a staff writer in 1978. In 1980 he became editor in chief ofAvenue. He has been a consulting editor at Condé Nast Traveler since its inception in 1987. Shnayerson is the author of Irwin Shaw: A Biography (Putnam, 1989) and The Car That Could: The Inside Story of GM’s Revolutionary Electric Vehicle (Random House, 1996), which was named one of the best business books of 1996 by BusinessWeek; and he is the co-author, with Mark J. Plotkin, of The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise of Drug-Resistant Bacteria (Little, Brown, 2002) and co-author of Harry Belafonte’s memoir My Song (Knopf, 2011). @mbshnay
ABOUT THE @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES: The @Macaulay Author Series hosts acclaimed authors and interviewers together in conversation about interesting new books. Sponsored by Friends of Macaulay.