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What happened on August 09, 1998








  • I Am Goya, By Andrei Voznesensky

  • The Celestial Fire, By Yannai

  • Reading L.a.

  • Family Fare TOM ENGELHARDT, Tom Engelhardt is the author of "The End of Victory Culture" (University of Massachusetts Press) and co-editor of "History Wars: The Enola Gay and Other Battles for the American Past" (Metropolitan Books)

  • Only the Lonely PAULA FRIEDMAN, Paula Friedman is an occasional contributor to Book Review

  • Banning the Bomb LAWRENCE FREEDMAN, Lawrence Freedman is the author of "The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy."

  • Breathless CAROLYN SEE, Carolyn See is the author of "Dreaming: Hard Luck and Good Times in America." Her forthcoming novel, "The Handyman," will be published by Random House in March

  • The Unthinkable for Kids DAN DAILEY, Dan Dailey is publisher of the Five Owls, a bimonthly magazine that encourages literacy and reading among young people. For a copy of The Five Owls, send $1 for postage and handling to The Five Owls, 2004 Sheridan Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55405

  • Nukes R Us MARTIN J. SHERWIN, Martin J. Sherwin is the Walter S. Dickson professor of history at Tufts University and author of "A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and the Origins of the Arms Race."

  • Truth or Consequences GREG MITCHELL, Greg Mitchell is the co-author (with Robert Jay Lifton) of "Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial." His other books include "Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas" and "The Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California."

  • The Truman Show GAR ALPEROVITZ, Gar Alperovitz is author of "The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb," "Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam" and "Cold War Essays." He is Harrison research professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and president of the National Center for Economic and Security Alternatives

  • The Unthinkable For Kids

  • After Us, By Joseph Brodsky

  • Dying by Toge Sankichi




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