Mara Hvistendahl

Mara Hvistendahl

Investigative reporter, author

Biography

Mara Hvistendahl is an investigative reporter with The Intercept and the author of The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage, on a scientist who was pursued by the U.S. government for trying to steal genetically modified corn. The Washington Post called the book “a riveting whodunit” and The Wall Street Journal described it as “captivating and well-researched.” For eight years, Mara reported from Shanghai, where she was the China bureau chief for Science. Her first book, Unnatural Selection, was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Mara Hvistendahl是The Intercept的一位調查新聞員。她的首本名作《Unnatural Selection》在2012年入圍普立茲獎和洛杉磯時報圖書獎決賽。曾擔任Science中國辦事處領導人的她,在上海花了八年編寫《The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage》,是一個受聘於美國政府的科學家嘗試偷取基因改造粟米的真實故事。這部著作獲華盛頓郵報稱為“a riveting whodunit”; 而華爾街日報則形容它為“captivating and well-researched”。