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Michael Finkel is the author of "The Art Thief" and "The Stranger in the Woods," both international best-sellers, and "True Story," which was adapted into a 2015 motion picture starring James Franco and Jonah Hill. He has reported from more than 50 countries and written for National Geographic, GQ, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic and The New York Times Magazine. His work has been anthologized in The Best American Sportswriting, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, The Best American Travel Writing and The Best American Non-Required Reading. He lives with his family in northern Utah and southern France.