About Mara Hvistendahl
Mara Hvistendahl is the author of the book The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage. Her writing has been published in The Atlantic, Popular Science, and WIRED. For eight years, she reported from Shanghai, where she was the China bureau chief for Science. Mara’s first book, Unnatural Selection, was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.