Jonathan Freedland (b. 1967) writes a weekly column for the Guardian and a monthly piece for the Jewish Chronicle. He is also a regular contributor to the New York Times and the New York Review of Books. He was named columnist of the year in the 2002 What the Papers Say awards and in 2008 was awarded the David Watt prize for journalism. He has also published five books, including three bestselling thrillers under the name Sam Bourne.