Individual Author Record
Name: Nina BurleighPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBurleigh was born in Chicago. She has a Master's degree in English Literature from the University of Chicago, and a Master's in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.
Biographical and Professional InformationNina Burleigh is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of six books. Her journalism career began by covering the Illinois Statehouse in Springfield, Illinois for the Associated Press. Today, she writes ''The Bombshell'' column at ''The New York Observer'' and has written for numerous publications including ''Rolling Stone'', ''Businessweek'', ''The New Yorker'', ''Time'', ''New York'' and ''The New York Times''. Burleigh currently resides in New York and is a an adjunct professor at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and has lectured around the United States, in Italy, and in Mexico.
*''A Very Private Woman: The Life and Unsolved Murder of Presidential Mistress Mary Meyer'', Bantam Doubleday, 1998*''The Stranger and the Statesman: James Smithson, John Quincy Adams, and the Making of America's Greatest Museum: The Smithsonian'', William Morrow, 2003*''Mirage: Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt'', Harper Collins, 2007*''Mirage'', Harper Collins, 2008*''Unholy Business: A True Tale of Faith, Greed and Forgery in the Holy Land'', Harper Collins, 2008*''The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Trials of Amanda Knox'', Broadway Books, 2012