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What happened on December 08, 1996







  • What is Called Nature : THE NATURE OF NATURE and THE TREE. By John Fowles (The Yolla Bolly Press: $750 slipcased, 116 pp.; $1,800, boxed) :  M.S. Merwin, M.S. Merwin is the author, most recently, of "Vixen: Poems" (Knopf)

  • Paradise West William Kittredge, William Kittredge is the author, most recently, of "Who Owns the West" (Mercury House)

  • Leave it to Martha Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart is the author of 18 books on food and entertaining and the creator of the monthly magazine, "Martha Stewart Living," and a syndicated television show by the same name

  • Know This Place Pam Houston, Pam Houston is the author of "Cowboys Are My Weakness." She lives at 9000 feet on the continental divide near the headwaters of the Rio Grande

  • Drop Dead Judith Gingold, Judith Gingold is a writer living in Los Angeles

  • Giving the Greats David Denby, David Denby's "Great Books" was recently published by Simon and Schuster. He is the film critic for New York Magazine

  • The Envy of Olympus Andre Aciman, Andre Aciman is the author of "Out of Egypt: A Memoir" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) now in paper from Riverhead Books

  • Bright Lights Michael Tolkin, Michael Tolkin is a novelist and screenwriter. His recent books include "Among the Dead" (Avon) and "The Player, the Rapture, the New Age: Three Screenplays" (Grove Atlantic)

  • Children's Bookshelf Michael Cart

  • The Birthday Suit Anne Roiphe, Anne Roiphe is the author, most recently, of "Fruitful: A Real Mother in the Modern World" (Houghton Mifflin)

  • Only Connect Marion Winik

  • The Intimate Subject Judith Freeman and Anthony Hernandez, Judith Freeman's most recent novel is "A Desert of Pure Feeling" (Pantheon Books). Anthony Hernandez's book of photographs, "Landscapes for the Homeless," was published last year by the Sprengel Museum in Hanover, Germany

  • Wide Open Spaces John Balzar and John Balzar is a Times national correspondent and a contributing writer to Book Review .

  • Twentieth Century Unlimited A.M. Homes, A. M. Homes' most recent books are "The End of Alice," a novel published by Scribner, and "Appendix A," published by Artspace Books, San Francisco

  • Inner Arcadia Claudia Luther, Claudia Luther was acting editor in the Book Review

  • All the Difference in the World Richard J. Riordan, Richard J. Riordan is the Mayor of Los Angeles

  • The Plush Life PATRIC KUH, Patrc Kuh has a column in the Internet Magazine Salon at

  • Art for Art's Sake Eleanor Munro, Eleanor Munro is the author of "Originals: American Women Artists" (Simon & Schuster)

  • Sources of Inspiration Michael Dorris, Michael Dorris is the author of many books, including "Sees Through Trees" (Hyperion)

  • Channeling Joe Frazier J. R. Moehringer, J. R. Moehringer is an Orange County staff writer





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