Michael Gross will appear at a book and author breakfast moderated by Parker Ladd, former host of A&E’s Open Book, at the CafĂ© Boulud ballroom at the Brazilian Court Hotel, 301 Australian Ave. in Palm Beach, Florida on December 23 at 8:45 a.m. To make reservations and for more information, call Lina Sotomayor at 561-366-4306.