What happened on August 05, 2001
A Defense of Serious Fiction LEE SIEGEL, Lee Siegel is a contributing writer to Book Review and a contributing editor to Harper's and The New Republic
Almost Famous LUCRETIA STEWART, Lucretia Stewart is the author of the novel "Making Love" and editor of "Erogenous Zones: An Anthology of Sex Abroad."
The Seduction of Place MICHELLE HUNEVEN, Michelle Huneven is the author of "Round Rock."
Ode to Joy TED LIBBEY, Ted Libbey is the author of "The NPR Guide to Building a Classical CD Collection" and the forthcoming "NPR Encyclopedia of Classical Music." He is heard every week on National Public Radio's "Performance Today."
Leviathans of the Deep RICHARD ELLIS, Richard Ellis is the author of "The Book of Whales," "Men and Whales" and the forthcoming "Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea."
Seeing Red NORA SAYRE tical accusations couldn't be quite as deadly. *, Nora Sayre is the author, most recently, of "On the Wing: A Young American Abroad," "Running Time: Films of the Cold War," "Sixties Going on Seventies" and "Previous Convictions."
The Wound That Never Heals GLORIA EMERSON, Gloria Emerson is the author, most recently, of "Loving Graham Greene: A Novel" and "Winners & Losers," an account of the Vietnam War, which won a National Book Award
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Too Much and Not Enough By SUSAN G. ZEPEDA, Susan G. Zepeda is executive director of The HealthCare Foundation for Orange County. Its Childhood Obesity initiative is designed to foster creative solutions for low-income families
Missing Woman's Body Found TIMOTHY HUGHES and TINA DIRMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Summer Break Is No Vacation DAISY YU, Daisy Yu of Huntington Beach is interning this summer for a company that sells women's clothing. She will be a sophomore at Boston University in the fall. and
Unbroken TWILA DECKER, Twila Decker is a former Times staff writer
Legacy of a Crusader JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, Jeffrey Gettleman is the Atlanta bureau chief for The Times
Saving Face HILLARY JOHNSON, Hillary Johnson last wrote for the magazine about mascara
The Heart of the Order PAUL VERCAMMEN, Paul Vercammen is an entertainment correspondent for CNN
Humble Pie CAROLYNN CARRENO, Carolynn Carreno last wrote for the magazine about Mexican breakfasts
Ask, Then Tell the World DARYL H. MILLER, Daryl H. Miller is a regular contributor to Calendar
His Alter Ego Is Really the Star STEVE HOCHMAN, Steve Hochman is a regular contributor to Calendar
Forget Fad-Try Fixture ALEC FOEGE, Alec Foege is a freelance writer based in New York
Somehow, He Makes It Work SEAN MITCHELL, Sean Mitchell is a regular contributor to Calendar
All-Access Ticket? DON SHIRLEY, Don Shirley is The Times' theater writer
A Painter's Many Layers SUZANNE MUCHNIC, Suzanne Muchnic is The Times' art writer
This Isn't Your Grandmother's Hula VICTORIA LOOSELEAF, Victoria Looseleaf is a regular contributor to Calendar
A Calm Hand at the Controls ROBERT HILBURN, Robert Hilburn, The Times' pop music critic, can be reached at email@example.com
'Hooking Up' Makes a Feminized World More Bound Than Ever by Men's Rules ROBERT S. McELVAINE, Robert S. McElvaine is a historian at Millsaps College. His latest book is "Eve's Seed: Biology, the Sexes, and the Course of History," (McGraw-Hill, 2001)
Farmers Have Become Our Latest Pariahs CHERYLL AIMEE BARRON, Cheryll Aimee Barron is the author of 'Dreamers of the Valley of Plenty: A Portrait of the Napa Valley.'
Japan's "Koizumi Kool" Fad WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, William Schneider, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a political analyst for CNN
The Ties That Bind Latinos RUBEN MARTNEZ, Ruben Martinez is an associate editor at Pacific News Service. His new book, Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail, will be published this fall
America's Torrent of Need BARBARA EHRENREICH, Barbara Ehrenreich is the author, most recently, of "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In America."
Gifted Education: A Broken Ladder CAROL LYNN MITHERS, Carol Lynn Mithers is the author of "Therapy Gone Mad: The True Story of Hundreds of Patients and a Generation Betrayed."
Mexican Coffee and Asian Politics WILLIAM FULBRIGHT FOOTE, William Fulbright Foote is the director of EcoLogic Enterprise ventures, a "green" loan fund based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that finances small farmer cooperatives in rural Latin America
Rocky Delgadillo: Latino New Democrat GREGORY RODRIGUEZ, Gregory Rodriguez, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation
U.S. Expands Probe of Grand Cherokees Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and John O'Dell and Sam Kennedy and Nancy Rivera Brooks and Peter Pae and Melinda Fulmer and Lisa Girion and Edmund Sanders and Elizabeth Douglass and Karen Kaplan