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What happened on September 01, 2002





  • The Mystery of Jean Moulin DOUGLAS JOHNSON, Douglas Johnson is the author of "France and the Dreyfus Affair" and other books and is emeritus professor of French history at the University of London.

  • The World According to Blass WOODY HOCHSWENDER, Woody Hochswender is coauthor of "The Buddha in Your Mirror." He is a former style reporter for the New York Times.

  • Keys to the Kingdom CHARLES R. MORRIS, Charles R. Morris is the author of "American Catholic: The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church."

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  • Ghost in the Machine MICHAEL HARRIS, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.


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  • After the Flood JAMES RAGAN, James Ragan is the author of "The Hunger Wall," "In the Talking Hours," "Womb-Weary," "Lusions" and the forthcoming "The World Shouldering I."

  • First Fiction MARK ROZZO

  • Small Is Beautiful RUSSELL JACOBY, Russell Jacoby is the author of "The End of Utopia" and "The Last Intellectuals," among other books. He teaches in the history department at UCLA.

  • Collateral Damage GLORIA EMERSON, Gloria Emerson received the 1978 National Book Award for nonfiction for "Winners and Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses and Ruins From the Vietnam War." She is the author, most recently, of "Loving Graham Greene: A Novel."

  • Poets' Corner CAROL MUSKE-DUKES

  • Creatures of Love ROBERT FAGGEN, Robert Faggen is the editor of "The Cambridge Companion to Robert Frost." He is a professor of literature at Claremont McKenna College.

  • Night Shift At The Fruit Cannery Ilze Klavina Mueller, From "A Chorus for Peace: A Global Anthology of Poetry by Women," edited by Marilyn Arnold, Bonnis Ballif-Spanvill and Kristen Tracy (University of Iowa: 202 pp., $19.95 paper)

  • Combat Rock CRISPIN SARTWELL, Crispin Sartwell is the author of "End of Story: Toward an Annihilation of Language and History." He is chairman of humanities at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

  • Can George Soros Save the World? DAVID RIEFF, David Rieff is the author of numerous books, including "A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis." He is a contributing writer to Book Review and has worked for the Soros foundations over the years and sits on the board of their Central Asian initiative.

  • Shake, Rattle and Roll KENNETH REICH, Kenneth Reich has written about earthquakes and volcanoes for The Times for 20 years.

  • Barbarians at the Gate EUGEN WEBER, Eugen Weber is the author of "Peasants Into Frenchmen: The Modernization of Rural France, 1870-1914." He is a contributing writer to Book Review.

  • Back to the Future JONATHAN KIRSCH, Jonathan Kirsch is the author of "The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People." He is a contributing writer to Book Review.

  • She's Come Undone JEFF TURRENTINE, Jeff Turrentine is an essayist and critic whose articles have appeared in Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications.









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