THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Reporter captures fabric of Middle East in novel

Matt Beynon Rees, a former Middle East news reporter and author of the recently published mystery 'The Collaborator of Bethlehem,' stood in front of a poster memorializing a dead Palestinian gunmen in the Casbah of Bethlehem. Matt Beynon Rees, a former Middle East news reporter and author of the recently published mystery "The Collaborator of Bethlehem," stood in front of a poster memorializing a dead Palestinian gunmen in the Casbah of Bethlehem. (David Blumenfeld)
By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / February 18, 2007

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JERUSALEM -- Matt Beynon Rees despaired of finding a compelling way to write the true-life stories he covered during a decade as a news journalist in the Middle East, including six years as Time magazine's bureau chief in Jerusalem. (Full article: 1062 words)

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