Book review: Peeking inside the gilded halls of 15 CPW

Michael Gross’ "House of Outrageous Fortune" leaves reader grasping for scraps of theatrics

Michael Gross and the cover of his new book
Michael Gross and the cover of his new book

From the April issue: Like many best-selling authors, Michael Gross follows a formula, attempting to re-create his past hot reads. And that’s understandable, when you consider that 2005’s “740 Park” received widespread acclaim and was even used as the basis of a documentary.

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With his new book, “House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World’s Most Powerful Address,” Gross embarks on a historical-yet-tabloidesque journey through one of the most written about “it” buildings of the day. [more]

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