Charlotte's Mother SELMA G. LANES, Selma G. Lanes is the author of "The Art of Maurice Sendak." She was editor-in-chief of Parents' Magazine during the 1970s
Freeze Frame DAVID CRAIG, David Craig is the author of a trilogy of outdoor books, "Native Stones," "On the Crofters' Trail" and "Landmarks," available through Pimlico
Happiness Is a Warm Pen JEREMY TREGLOWN, Jeremy Treglown is former editor of the (London) Times Literary Supplement and teaches at the University of Warwick. He edited "The Lantern-Bearers and Other Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson."
Discoveries SUSAN SALTER REYNOLDS, Susan Salter Reynolds is an assistant editor of Book Review
Architecture As Spectacle Anthony Vidler, Anthony Vidler, an architectural historian who has taught at Princeton and UCLA, is now dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University. His most recent book is "The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely."
Eldridge Cleaver's Last Gift: the Truth DAVID HOROWITZ, David Horowitz, himself a former '60s activist, is the author of "Radical Son" and president of the Los Angeles-based Center for the Study of Popular Culture
Why Lungren, So Far, Has Only Attracted Republicans Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior associate at the School of Politics and Economics at Claremont Graduate University and a political analyst for KCAL-TV
Oxymoron of Serious Senate Debate Charles A. Kupchan, Charles A. Kupchan, a professor of international relations at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, was on the staff of the National Security Council during the first term of the Clinton administration
The Struggle for a New Labor Movement--Again Nelson Lichtenstein, Nelson Lichtenstein, a historian at the University of Virginia, is author of "The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit: Walter Reuther and the Fate of American Labor."
Ataollah Mohajerani Robin Wright, Robin Wright, author of "Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Militant Islam," covers global issues for The Times