Sharon Waxman is the author of the recently-released book Loot, an award-winning journalist, and a former correspondent for The New York Times. Waxman is the editor-in-chief of her blog, Waxword, and is preparing the launch of a new online news network covering entertainment, The Wrap News, in January 2009. Her current book, Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World, will be published by Times Books in November 2008.