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What happened on April 04, 1999








  • Gumshoe Master CHARLES CHAMPLIN, Charles Champlin was arts editor of The Times from 1965 to 1991

  • Telling Lives MARC PACHTER, Marc Pachter, a cultural historian at the Smithsonian Institution, is the editor of "Telling Lives: The Biographer's Art."

  • Republic of Memory TOM ENGELHARDT, Tom Engelhardt is a consulting editor at Metropolitan Books and the author of "The End of Victory Culture."

  • The Wizard of Wall Street ROBERT HEILBRONER, Robert Heilbroner is Norman Thomas professor emeritus at the New School for Social Research in New York and the author of numerous books, including "The Worldly Philosophers" and "Visions of the Future."

  • The Truant of His Age CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, Christopher Hitchens is a columnist for Vanity Fair and the Nation and the author of "Imperial Spoils: The Curious Case of the Elgin Marbles." His latest book, "No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton," is forthcoming from Verso

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  • Mise en scene ANNETTE INSDORF, Annette Insdorf is the author of the critical study "Francois Truffaut," and of "Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski," to be published by Miramax Books in the fall. She is director of undergraduate film studies at Columbia University

  • Centaur of the North CARLOS FUENTES, Carlos Fuentes is the author of many novels, including "The Old Gringo" and "The Crystal Frontier: A Novel in Nine Stories." His new novel, "Los an~os con Laura Diaz," published by Alfaguara, will appear in English next year. His review was translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam



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