The Republican Mania Kevin Phillips, Kevin Phillips is the author of "The Politics of the Rich and Poor." His most recent book is "The Cousin's War: Religion, Politics and the Triumph of Anglo-America."
Why Jackson Won't Quit David Dante Troutt, David Dante Troutt, a law professor at Rutgers Law School, is the author of "The Monkey Suit: Short Fiction on African Americans and Justice."
Academics and Spies: The Silence That Roars David N. Gibbs, David N. Gibbs, an associate professor of political science at the University of Arizona, is the author of "The Political Economy of Third World Intervention."
The Conscience of a Pentecostal Martin E. Marty, Martin E. Marty is emeritus professor of religious history at the University of Chicago and author of "Politics, Religion and the Common Good."
The Boss RICHARD M. SUDHALTER, Richard M. Sudhalter is a biographer of jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke and author of "Lost Chords: White Musicians and Their Contributions to Jazz, 1915-1945." A trumpeter and music historian, he is at work on a biography of composer Hoagy Carmichael
The Getaway LUCRETIA STEWART, Lucretia Stewart is the author of the novel "Making Love" and the editor of "Erogenous Zones: An Anthology of Sex Abroad."
Hey, Mr. Design Man JESSICA HELFAND, Jessica Helfand is the author of "Paul Rand: American Modernist" and 'Six (+2) Essays on Design and New Media." She practices graphic design in Falls Village, Connecticut and teaches at Yale University School of Art
An Artist at The Abyss RICHARD CHEVERTON, Richard Cheverton last wrote for the magazine about modern architecture in the San Fernando Valley. He is the author of "The Maverick Way" (Maverick Way Publishing)