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What happened on June 14, 1998










  • The Storm, By Wendell Berry

  • To the Editor:

  • Alfred Kazin: The Good Enemy VIVIAN GORNICK, Vivian Gornick is author of several books, including "Fierce Attachments" and "The End of the Novel of Love."

  • Reading L.a.

  • Alfred Kazin: The Good Enemy JAMES ATLAS, James Atlas is a staff writer for The New Yorker

  • Glory Days JONATHAN KIRSCH, Jonathan Kirsch is the author of "The Harlot by the Side of the Road" and the forthcoming "Moses: A Life" (Ballantine). He is a contributing writer to Book Review

  • Inside Out BEN GERSON, Ben Gerson, an editor at Fortune magazine, is former editor-in-chief of the National Law Journal

  • Under Analysis MICHAEL FRANK, Michael Frank is a contributing writer to Book Review

  • Balancing Act IRENE OPPENHEIM, Irene Oppenheim is an adjunct professor of humanities at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College and the artistic director of the Firehouse Theater Company

  • Classics For Kids

  • Telling Tales PETER GREEN, Peter Green is the author of "Alexander to Actium: The Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age" and is visiting professor of history at the University of Iowa

  • Musical Interlude DAVID THOMSON, David Thomson is the author of "Beneath Mulholland: Thoughts on Hollywood and Its Ghosts."

  • Mr. Potato Head RICHARD EDER

  • All Critics Are Mortal ALFRED KAZIN, Alfred Kazin was the author of numerous books, including "Writing Was Everything," from which this essay was reprinted with the kind permission of Harvard University Press. Kazin died June 5 on his 83rd birthday

  • A Hero of Our Time JACK NELSON, Jack Nelson is the chief Washington correspondent for The Times. In the 1960s, he was the paper's Atlanta bureau chief and covered the civil rights movement

  • Classics For Kids DORIS ORGEL, Doris Orgel is the author of numerous children's books. Her latest, "We Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera," will be published by Dorling Kindersley next year. Her essay is provided exclusively to The Times by The Five Owls, a monthly 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

  • To the Republic, By Horace


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