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Nina BurleighNina D. Burleigh (born circa 1959-1960) is an American writer and journalist. She is the author of multiple books, including ''Mirage: Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt'' (2007), about the scholars who accompanied Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798; ''Unholy Business'' (2008), chronicling a Biblical archaeological forgery case and the Jerusalem relic trade. Her investigative journalism includes ''The Fatal Gift of Beauty'' (2011), on the wrongful imprisonment of American student Amanda Knox. Formerly an adjunct professor at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, Burleigh is strongly sympathetic to secular liberalism, and known for her interest in issues of women's rights. She wrote a column for ''The New York Observer'' called "The Bombshell". As of January 2015 she writes for ''Newsweek'' as a National Politics Correspondent, and a guest lecturer at the University of Agder. Provided by Wikipedia