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What happened on June 22, 1997






  • Two Poems by Bertolt Brecht

  • Reading L.a.

  • English Roots ROBIN BLACKBURN, Robin Blackburn is the author of "The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800," published by Verso

  • Chills and Thrills MARGO KAUFMAN, Margo Kaufman is the author of "This Damn House: My Subcontract With America."

  • Invisible Man PETER SCHNEIDER, Peter Schneider, author of "The Wall Jumper" and, most recently, "Couplings," lives in Berlin. His review was translated from the German by Frank F. Wagner

  • Bedazzled FLORA LEWIS, Flora Lewis is the author of "Europe: Tapestry of Nations." She is a columnist for the New York Times Syndicate and the International Herald Tribune

  • The Vanishing RALF DAHRENDORF, Ralf Dahrendorf is the author of numerous books, including "Society and Democracy in Germany" and "Reflections on the Revolution in Europe." He is the former director of the London School of Economics and is warden of St. Antony's College, Oxford University

  • Sunny Side Up BENJAMIN SCHWARZ, Benjamin Schwarz is executive editor of World Policy Journal and a contributing editor of Atlantic Monthly

  • Starved for Love SUSIE LINFIELD, Susie Linfield teaches in the cultural reporting program at New York University's department of journalism

  • Keeping Faith MICHAEL NOVAK, Michael Novak, the author of many books on religion and culture, is the 1994 winner of the Templeton Prize for "Progress in Religion" and holds the George Frederick Jewett chair at the American Enterprise Institute

  • Dream On JAMES WOOD, James Wood is a senior editor at the New Republic

  • Memory Lane RICHARD EDER

  • True Grit KEVIN STARR, Kevin Starr is the state librarian of California, a distinguished visiting professor of public policy at Pepperdine University and chairman of the California Sesquicentennial Commission. His latest book is "The Dream Endures: California Enters the 1940s" (Oxford University Press)






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