Nina Burleigh is working on an e-book about women and the Arab Spring to be published in March 2012. Her latest book, The Fatal Gift of Beauty, about the Amanda Knox case, was a New York Times bestseller. Recently she has covered young American conservatives, Israeli archaeological forgers, Italian gelato-makers, Arab feminists, a Mediterranean fishing-town mayor murdered over slow-food politics, asteroid deflection experts in Bucharest and Chinese immigrants to Italy, for many national publications including TIME. A former staff writer for PEOPLE magazine, Burleigh is a contributing writer for Elle and lives in New York.
We used to go all out. This year, my urge to share has already been well sated.