Translating the Untranslatable JOHN FELSTINER, John Felstiner is the author of "Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew." He is also the editor and translator of "Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan," to be published in November by W.W. Norton
Love Among the Ruins EDWARD W. SAID, Edward W. Said is University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and the author, most recently, of "Out of Place: A Memoir."
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Him With His Foot in His Mouth FREDERIC RAPHAEL, Frederic Raphael is the author of 20 novels as well as many story collections, biographies, screenplays (including "Eyes Wide Shut") and translations from ancient Greek and Latin. His most recent novel is "A Double Life."
New Routes to Making Los Angeles an MTA-Free Zone James E. Moore II, James E. Moore II is an associate professor of public policy, management and civil engineering at the University of Southern California. He is associate director of the National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research
The Economic Sweepstakes Quiz Arthur I. Blaustein, Arthur Blaustein, former chairman of President Jimmy Carter's National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity, teaches social and economic policy at UC Berkeley
A City Consumed by Self-Interest Joel Kotkin, Joel Kotkin, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow with the Davenport Institute of Public Policy and a research fellow at the Reason Public Policy Institute
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