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What happened on November 24, 2002



  • Inside the outsider art of African Americans Darryl Pinckney, Darryl Pinckney is the author of "Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature" and "High Cotton."

  • First Fiction Mark Rozzo

  • A time of absolutes Michael Harris, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.

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  • The natural Robert Lee Hotz, Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer for The Times.

  • Discoveries Susan Salter Reynolds

  • Statesmen and the art of war Warren I. Cohen, Warren I. Cohen, once a line officer in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, is now distinguished university professor of history at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and senior scholar in the Asia program of the Woodrow Wilson Center.

  • Poet's Corner Carol Muske-Dukes

  • America, from the outside Tom Engelhardt, Tom Engelhardt, author of "The End of Victory Culture," is consulting editor for Metropolitan Books and a fellow of the Nation Institute. His novel, "The Last Days of Publishing," will appear next year.

  • American history's bloodiest day John Rhodehamel, John Rhodehamel is Norris Foundation curator of American history at the Huntington Library. He is organizing a new exhibition, "Forever Free: Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation."

  • Words that reach what is wounded Edward Hirsch, Edward Hirsch is the author of the forthcoming "Lay Back the Darkness: Poems," to be published this spring. He is president-elect of the Guggenheim Foundation.

  • The Flower-Fed Buffaloes Vachel Lindsay

  • The prophet of doom Fred Siegel, Fred Siegel is the author of "The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L. A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities."

  • A trailblazer for American imperialism Richard White, Richard White is the author of "'It's Your Misfortune and None of My Own': A New History of the American West." He is a professor of American history at Stanford University.

  • Some Like Poetry Wislawa Szymborska

  • Where the beginning of World War II came to an end John Lukacs, John Lukacs is the author of numerous books, including "Churchill: Visionary, Statesman, Historian," "At the End of an Age" and "The Hitler of History."

  • Swift as a shadow, short as any dream David Ebershoff, David Ebershoff is the author of "Pasadena," "The Danish Girl" and "The Rose City."











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