Teacher Learns Some Lessons in Redoing House MAXINE STANOFF LEWIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES: Lewis is a theater arts instructor who has directed more than 60 plays . Remodeling her home was one of her most dramatic productions.
Does Real Estate Have a New Best Friend? H. JANE LEHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES: Lehman is a Washington, D.C., real estate writer whose work appears in The Times, The Washington Post and other newspapers.
Seahouses JODI JOHNSON, From "Feeding the Animals" (Garden Street Press: $7.95; 55
pp.). Jodi Johnson grew up in Pasadena and spent her childhood riding horses in the Topanga hills, where she has lived since she was 6. She is currently an associate professor of English at Los Angeles Pierce College. 1992 by Jodi Johnson. Reprinted by permission
Before Hillary, There Was Eleanor Blanche Wiesen Cook, Blanche Wiesen Cook, a history professor at John Jay College
and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, is the author of "Eleanor Roosevelt" (Viking).
The Language of Leadership : Words from Harry Truman David McCullough, David McCullough is the author of "Truman" (Simon & Schuster).
He is the winner of the American Book Award in history for "The Path Between the Seas," about the building of the Panama Canal, and in biography for "Mornings on Horseback," about Theodore Roosevelt