Michael Shnayerson

Michael Shnayerson

MICHAEL SHNAYERSON is a longtime contributing editor to Vanity Fair and the author of six other narrative histories and biographies on a wide range of subjects. His first was a biography of writer Irwin Shaw (1989), followed by The Car that Could: GM's Revolutionary Electric Vehicle (1996), The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise of Drug- Resistant Bacteria (2002), and Coal River (2008), about mountaintop coal removal in Appalachia. With Harry Belafonte, he wrote the entertainer and activist's autobiography (2011), and most recently published The Contender, an unauthorized biography of New York governor Andrew Cuomo (2015). He is married to Gayfryd Steinberg and divides his time between New York and Sag Harbor.

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    • The Contender

    • Andrew Cuomo, a Biography
    • By: Michael Shnayerson
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 23 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Andrew Cuomo is the protagonist of an ongoing political saga that reads like a novel....

    Regular price: $30.79

    • My Song

    • A Memoir
    • By: Harry Belafonte, Michael Shnayerson
    • Narrated by: Harry Belafonte, Mirron Willis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Harry Belafonte is not just one of the greatest entertainers of our time; he has led one of the great American lives of the last century....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Khafre on 12-30-11

    Regular price: $33.60

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