Stephen Fried

Author of Thing of Beauty

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I'm the author of THING OF BEAUTY: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia (which inspired the Emmy-winning film Gia and introduced the word "fashionista" into the English language), BITTER PILLS: Inside the Hazardous World of Legal Drugs, THE NEW RABBI, an essay collection, HUSBANDRY, and a new historical biography, APPETITE FOR AMERICA: How Visionary Businessman Fred Harvey Built a Railroad Hospitality Empire that Civilized the Wild West. I teach magazine writing at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and write for national magazines. I live in Philadelphia with my wife, author Diane Ayres. www.stephenfried.com
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