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FESTIVAL OF BOOKS

Author & Participation Bios

April 19, 1998

Eder has been The Times' Book Critic since 1982. He is the winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and a recipient of a 1986 National Book Critics citation.

PAUL AND SARAH EDWARDS

Small Business: Saturday, 2:30 p.m.

Called the nation's "self-employment experts," the couple are the authors of "Working From Home," "Making Money with Your Computer at Home" and "Home Businesses You Can Buy."

BARBARA EHRENREICH

The Politics of War: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.

An essayist for Time and a columnist for the Guardian, Ehrenreich is the author of numerous books including "Fear of Falling" and "The Hearts of Men." Her newest book is "Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War."

KATHY ELDON

In Memoriam: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Eldon has worked as a freelance journalist in Nairobi, Kenya, and is the author of nine books. She edited her son's Africa journals, "The Journey Is the Destination," a pictorial story of his life leading up to his murder in Somalia at 22.

AMY EPHRON

A Woman's Story: Saturday, 3 p.m.

Amy Ephron is a novelist, screenwriter and producer. She is the author of "A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917," a tale of love, betrayal and altruism gone terribly wrong.

EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN

Public Figures, Private Lives: Saturday, 4:30 p.m.

Epstein is the author of numerous books, including "Dossier: The Secret History of Armand Hammer." He is currently writing a book about Hollywood.

ROXANE FARMANFARMAIAN

Business of Getting Published: Sunday, 4 p.m.

Farmanfarmaian is the West Coast correspondent of Publishers Weekly. She is also the author of "Blood & Oil: Memoirs of a Persian Prince."

JULES FEIFFER

Strip Fest: Sunday, 2:30 p.m.

Feiffer is an internationally recognized political and social cartoonist, whose strip "Feiffer" runs weekly in The Times. He is the author of a number of children's books, including, most recently, "I Lost My Bear."

CAROLYN FERRELL

Writing Your First Novel: Saturday, 4:30 p.m.

Ferrell is the author of "Don't Erase Me," a collection of stories that won the 1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction.

ORLANDO FIGES

The Politics of War: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.

Figes, a university lecturer in History and fellow of Trinity College, is the author of "A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924," which won the 1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History.

NOEL RILEY FITCH

The Biographer's Craft: Sunday, 11 a.m.

Fitch is the author of "Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child," "Anais: The Erotic Life of Anais Nin," "Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation" and several books on Paris. She is a faculty member of the Masters of Professional Writing program at USC and teaches at the American University of Paris.

KATHERINE V. FORREST

Diverse Detectives: Sunday, 10 a.m.

Forrest is the author of several novels and the award-wining Kate Delafield Mystery series. She was twice a recipient of the Lambda Literary Award for best mystery. Her most recent work is "Apparition Alley."

REBECCA FORSTER

The Lawyer Did It: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.

Formerly a marketing executive, Forster writes as R.A. Forster and is the author of several thrillers, including "Character Witness," "Keeping Counsel" and her latest, "The Mentor."

SUZANNE FORSTER

Romance and Mystery: Sunday, 12:30 p.m.

Forster is the author of 20 novels, including "Shameless," "Child Bride" and "Husband, Lover, Stranger." She teaches seminars on women's contemporary fiction at UCLA and UC Riverside.

ROGER FOUTS

Animals 'R' Us: Sunday, 10 a.m.

Fouts is professor of psychology at Central Washington University and co-director with his wife, Deborah Fouts, of the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute. His research with Washoe, the first nonhuman being to acquire a human language, American Sign Language, has generated over 75 scientific publications.

ISABELLE FOX

Parenting: Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

A clinical psychotherapist for more than 30 years, Fox is the author of "From Diapers to Diplomas" and "Being There: The Benefits of a Stay-At-Home Parent."

MICHAEL FRANK

Poetry Matters: Sunday, 12:30 p.m.

Michael Frank is a contributing writer to the Los Angeles Times Book Review. His short stories and essays have appeared in Antaeus, The Yale Review, The Southwest Review, Glimmer Train, The New York Times and other publications.

CARL FRANKLIN

Page to Screen: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Franklin is the director and screenwriter of the critically acclaimed film of Walter Mosley's book, "Devil in a Blue Dress." His other films include "One False Move" and the HBO miniseries "Laurel Avenue." He has also acted in productions of Shakespeare and on television.

JAMES FUGATE

The Book Biz: Sunday, 4 p.m.

Fugate co-founded with Thomas Hamilton Esowon Books in 1988. He has been a book seller for 18 years. With more than 15,000 titles, Esowon is one of the largest African-American bookstores in the country.

DALE FURUTANI

Diverse Detectives: Sunday, 10 a.m.

Furutani is a mystery author whose book "Death in Little Tokyo" is set in L.A.'s Little Tokyo. His newest Ken Tanaka thriller is "The Toyotomi Blades."

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