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Jeffrey Fleishman

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.”
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