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  • Soul Searching NICHOLAS VON HOFFMAN, Nicholas von Hoffman is the author of "We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us Against," "Capitalist Fools: Tales of American Business From Carnegie to Forbes to the Milken Gang" and "Citizen Cohn."

  • Made for Marriage ERICA DA COSTA, Erica Da Costa is a writer whose reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review and the Washington Post Book World.

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  • Picture This TOM SHONE, Tom Shone is a film critic for the Daily Telegraph of London.

  • First Fiction MARK ROZZO

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  • Eat, Drink, Man, Woman CLIFFORD A. WRIGHT, Clifford A. Wright is the author of "A Mediterranean Feast," winner of the 2000 James Beard/KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year, and the forthcoming "Real Stew."

  • The Natural JOHN BERGER, John Berger is a novelist, poet, screenwriter and art critic. He is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including "About Looking," "Ways of Seeing" and "G.," for which he won the Booker Prize. His most recent books are "Selected Essays" and "The Shape of a Pocket."

  • Just How Sick Is Our Economy? JAMES FLANIGAN, James Flanigan is The Times business columnist.

  • Summer Solstice Alan Garner

  • The Contrarians/ Why outrage, irreverence and a sense of fun is good for journalism RUSS BAKER, Russ Baker is a contributing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review.

  • But Is It True? ROBERT S. BOYNTON, Robert S. Boynton directs the graduate magazine journalism program at New York University.

  • Of Post-Mortems and Autopsies STEVEN J. ROSS, Steven J. Ross is professor of history at the University of Southern California and the author of "Working-Class Hollywood: Silent Film and the Shaping of Class in America."

  • The Fundamental Things FRED HALLIDAY, Fred Halliday is the author of numerous books, including "Nation and Religion in the Middle East," "The World at 2000" and "Two Hours That Shook the World: 11 September 2001, Causes and Consequences."

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  • Gear Is Only the Beginning REBECCA SOLNIT, Rebecca Solnit is the author of "Wanderlust: A History of Walking" and "Savage Dreams: A Journey Into the Landscape Wars of the American West."

  • Armed and Dangerous JAMES COATES, James Coates is the author of several books, including "Armed and Dangerous: The Rise of the Survivalist Right." He is a computer columnist with the Chicago Tribune.

  • Letter From Dana Point CYNTHIA HAVEN, Cynthia Haven writes for a number of publications, including The Washington Post and the San Jose Mercury News. A somewhat different version of her essay appeared in the (London) Times Literary Supplement.






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