Michael Gross

Michael Gross is the author of the New York Times bestsellers House of Outrageous Fortune, 740 Park, and Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women, as well as Rogues’ Gallery, and Unreal Estate. A contributing editor of Departures, he created the blog Gripepad and has written for The New York Times, New York, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ, The Daily Beast/Newsweek, and many other publications.

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Books by this Author

House of Outrageous Fortune
The Carousel
The Intruder

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger." --Abbie Hoffman

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Jean Des Esseintes

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. A nameless immigrant approaching the Statue of Liberty, thinking, Wow.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Entertainment Industry PR people

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Right here, right now.

Michael Gross on the Web