Grand Central Publishing announced today that it will publish the biography of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Called The Son Also Rise the book is by Michael Shnayerson, a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. According to the publicist for the book, Mr. Cuomo is not participating.
The book is not yet scheduled for publication, but according to release, ”will offer an exhaustive, detailed look at the New York State governor’s life, from his early days running his father Mario’s first gubernatorial election campaign in 1982 to the present.”
Deb Futter, an editor at Hatchette Book Group, which owns Grand Central Publishing, said “Michael Shnayerson is a gifted journalist and we are so proud to add him to the GCP list. Combine his talents with the Cuomo story—Shakespearian, to say the least—and THE SON ALSO RISES promises to be a riveting read.”
Mr. Shnayerson collaborated with Harry Belafonte on his his memoirs last year, and has previously published a book about the fight to stop mountaintop mining in West Virginia.
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