Today's Environmental Challenge BILL McKIBBEN, Bill McKibben has written hundreds of articles for New Yorker magazine. He also has written on nature for the New York Review of Books, the New York Times and other national publications. He and his wife live in the Adirondack mountains of New York state. and (From "The End of Nature," by Bill McKibben. Copyright, 1989, by
William McKibben. Reprinted with the permission of Random House Inc.)
In Quest of Thick Books for Thin Billfolds Bruce Henstell, Henstell is the author of "Sunshine and Wealth: Los Angeles in the Twenties and Thirties" (Chronicle Books). He is also a television writer and producer, most recently of "The Big Orange," a program in KCET's Los Angeles History Project.
A Season of Miracles Olson Fakih, Fakih is a children's book editor and reviewer based in New York City
Bringing the Animators to Life John Canemaker, Canemaker created animation for the Academy Award-winning documentary "You Don't Have to Die," and is the author of "Winsor McCay--His Life and Art" (Abbeville Press).
The Sandman Cometh Olson Fakih, Fakih is a children's book editor and reviewer based in New York City
100 Views of a Mischievous Old Printmaker Alex Gibney, Gibney is a documentary film producer who writes frequently on Japan. He is currently at work on a 10-part series for PBS entitled "The Pacific Century."
The Chinese People Must Participate in a Universe of Rights Fang Lizhi, Fang Lizhi, China's leading dissident, is living in asylum at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. He is this year's recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award; this article is adapted from his acceptance speech, as translated by James H. Williams and Orville Schell
Why the Right Would Slay Priests in El Salvador George Black and Anne Nelson, George Black is the author of "The Good Neighbor: How the United States Wrote the History of Central America and the Caribbean" (Pantheon); Anne Nelson is the author of "Murder Under Two Flags" (Ticknor & Fields)
A Code of Ethics for L.A.: Can It Make a Difference? Xandra Kayden, Xandra Kayden, executive director of the Commission to Draft an Ethics Code for Los Angeles City Government, is the author of "Surviving Power: the Experience of Power--Exercising It and Giving It Up," to be published in January by Free Press