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Jennifer Cooke

Jennifer Cooke is a multi-award-winning journalist who has spent more than 30 years writing for newspapers in Australia, England and Hong Kong.  She is currently working as a reporter on a forthcoming ICIJ project.

Her first book, Cannibals, Cows & the CJD Catastrophe, won the 1999 Eureka Science Book Prize for popular science.

A former medical, crime and legal reporter on The Sydney Morning Herald, she has covered many controversial court cases.

Some of them were included in Done Like a Dinner, a true-crime book co-authored with Sandra Harvey about crimes and crooks linked to restaurants. Her latest book, co-authored with Lindsay Simpson, is Fatal Honeymoon Dive. She lives near Washington, DC.

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