Michael Gross Celebrates the Re-Release of Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women

Gay Talese and a lady who evidently inspires him at least a little, Lady Liliana Cavendish.
Gay Talese and a lady who evidently inspires him at least a little, Lady Liliana Cavendish.
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Last night, author Michael Gross celebrated the re-release of his acclaimed book Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women. Guests included Sharon Bush, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Matthew Settle, Anthony Haden-Guest and Nicole Miller.

The updated version of Model includes a new twelve page afterword called “The Last Word,” according to reports. The book, which details the dark side of the modeling industry, was originally released in 1995.

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