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What happened on December 06, 1998








  • Glub, Glub OSHA GRAY DAVIDSON, Osha Gray Davidson is the author of "The Enchanted Braid: Coming to Terms with Nature on the Coral Reef," which is short-listed for the Natural World Book Prize co-sponsored by British Petroleum and the Wildlife Trusts. He is working on a book about sea turtles

  • Hothouse Thriller DAVID RAINS WALLACE, David Rains Wallace is the author, most recently, of "The Monkey's Bridge: Mysteries of Evolution in Central America."

  • Eight Miles High JASON EPSTEIN, Jason Epstein is an editor at Random House

  • Afterglow ELIZABETH KAYE, Elizabeth Kaye is a contributing editor of Dance magazine

  • Deep Throat MICHELLE KRISEL, Michelle Krisel is assistant to Placido Domingo, artistic director of the Washington Opera

  • Holiday Books For Kids ANNE CONNOR, Anne Connor is coordinator of children's services at the Los Angeles Public Library

  • Of Gadgets and Gizmos ROBERT LEE HOTZ, Robert Lee Hotz is a Times science writer

  • Breathless MARTIN GARDNER, Martin Gardner is the author of "The Annotated Alice," "More Annotated Alice" and "The Annotated Snark."

  • Telling Tales KARLA KUSKIN, Karla Kuskin is the author and illustrator of more than 50 books for children, among them "Roar and More," "The Philharmonic Gets Dressed" illustrated by Marc Simon and, most recently, "The Sky Is Always the Sky," a collection of verse illustrated by Isabelle Dervaux

  • Bright Lights, Big City RICHARD ELLIS, Richard Ellis is the author of "Imagining Atlantis," "Deep Atlantic" and, most recently, "The Search for the Giant Squid."

  • Back to the Garden D.J. WALDIE, D.J. Waldie is the author of "Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir" and recent recipient of a Whiting Writers Award. He is a city official in Lakewood

  • Toy Story CAROLINE FRASER, Caroline Fraser is the author of "God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church," forthcoming next fall from Metropolitan Books

  • Sex Machine GEMMA N. N. FABRIS, Gemma N. N. Fabris is an artist and an avid motorcyclist

  • Light and Heat CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, Christopher Hitchens is a columnist for Vanity Fair. Among his books are "The Elgin Marbles," "Prepared For the Worst" and "Blood, Class, and Nostalgia."




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