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Shnayerson, Michael (1003727)
Shnayerson, Michael (1003727)

Michael Shnayerson

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 of Avenue. 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).


The Contender

The Contender

by Michael Shnayerson

The story of Andrew Cuomo's political life reads like a novel, and for the first time that story will be told in THE CONTENDER-a no-holds-barred biography by Vanity Fair writer Michael Shnayerson. In many ways, Cuomo's rise, fall and rise again is an iconic narrative: the story of ...

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