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What happened on April 29, 2001









  • PENELOPE'S SONG By Louise Glck

  • Hot Hopes and Hangovers JIM SLEEPER, Jim Sleeper, author of "The Closest of Strangers" and "Liberal Racism," is writing a book on American national identity and teaching a political science course at Yale on journalism, liberalism and democracy

  • Sex, Science and the Vanity of the Species JOYCE APPLEBY

  • Unscripted Paradise DANIEL AARON, Daniel Aaron, professor emeritus at Harvard, is the author of numerous books, including "Writers on the Left." He is writing his memoirs, titled "Circlings: A Personal History of the United States, 1912-2000," which Harcourt will publish in 2002

  • 'The Last Miracle of World Poetry' R.W.B. LEWIS

  • The Art and Craft of Telling Lives MICHAEL FRANK, Michael Frank is a contributing writer to Book Review

  • What's Right, What's Wrong, What's Missing TAMAR JACOBY, Tamar Jacoby, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is the author of "Someone Else's House: America's Struggle for Integration."

  • PHENOMENON (n.) CHRIS MARKER, Chris Marker, essayist, novelist, journalist and filmmaker, is best known for his 1962 film "La Jetee," the basis of Terry Gilliam's 1995 "Twelve Monkeys." He lives in Paris. His short story was translated from the French by Dorna Khazeni

  • A Renunciation Of The Desert Primrose Norman Dubie

  • The Remains of the Day JONATHAN LEVI, Jonathan Levi is a contributing writer to Book Review

  • First Fiction MARK ROZZO

  • Yeah, Yeah, Yeah MARK HERTSGAARD, Mark Hertsgaard is the author of "A Day in the Life: The Music and Artistry of the Beatles," now being reissued as an electronic book by Barnes &, as well as of "Earth Odyssey: Around the World in Search of Our Environmental Future.'

  • Before the Barking Gets Too Loud THOMAS LYNCH, Thomas Lynch is a poet, essayist and the author, most recently, of "Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality."

  • Will the Real Mr. Green Please Stand Up? MERLE RUBIN, Merle Rubin is a contributing writer to Book Review

  • The Shot Heard 'Round the World ERIC FONER, Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton professor of history at Columbia University, a past president of the Organization of American Historians and the author of numerous books, including "The Story of American Freedom."




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