Nina Burleigh is the National Politics Correspondent at Newsweek Magazine. She is an award-winning journalist and the author of five books. Her last book, The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Italian Trials of Amanda Knox, was a widely praised New York Times bestseller. Nina has covered an array of subjects, from American politics to the Arab Spring. She has written for numerous publications including Rolling Stone, Businessweek, The New Yorker, Time, and The New York Times and has appeared on a variety of TV and radio programs. Nina was born and educated in the Midwest, has traveled extensively in the Middle East and lived in Italy and France. She covered the Clinton White House for Time and reported and wrote human interest stories at People Magazine. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and has lectured around the United States, in Italy, and in Mexico.