Jeffrey Fleishman

Writer

Jeffrey Fleishman is a senior writer on film, art and culture. A 2002 Nieman fellow at Harvard University, he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing. A longtime foreign correspondent, he served as bureau chief for The Times in Cairo and Berlin, and was previously based in Rome for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and a finalist for the Center for Public Integrity’s Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting. He is the author of two novels, “Shadow Man” and “Promised Virgins: A Novel of Jihad.”

Recent Articles

  • Donald Trump has roused the poets to stinging verse

    Donald Trump has roused the poets to stinging verse

    Hercules inspired poems. Ajax too. Walt Whitman celebrated himself, Shakespeare compared thee to a summer’s day, and T.S. Eliot knew that April was the cruelest month. But poets in our discomfiting age are riffing on President-elect Donald Trump, a man whose tax breaks and Twitter feeds contain...

  • Vidiots struggles to survive with biker films, cult classics and stuff you've never heard of

    Vidiots struggles to survive with biker films, cult classics and stuff you've never heard of

    So quaint it once was, rummaging through a smoky aisle for something by Godard or Truffaut and bumping into a guy — a pale creature with night eyes and a bag of take-out — who knew every frame Fellini and Kubrick ever shot and how Hitchcock blocked out scenes with a mapmaker’s precision. The independent...

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