What happened on November 09, 2003
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Rome's Fall: Poetic Justice Tony Perrottet, Tony Perrottet is the author of "Pagan Holiday: On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists."
Rising From the Rubble Jeremy Larner, Jeremy Larner has written novels, nonfiction books, magazine articles and screenplays, among them "The Candidate," for which he received an Oscar. His book of poems, "Chicken on Church," will be published early next year.
A Good Divorce Amos Oz, Israeli novelist Amos Oz's most recent book is "The Same Sea."
An Anti-Labor Line in the Sand David Bacon, David Bacon is a labor journalist and photographer. His forthcoming book is "NAFTA's Children."
Don't Quit as We Did in Vietnam David Gelernter, David Gelernter is a professor of computer science at Yale University and a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard.
Bush Acolyte Plays It His Own Way Jason Berry, Jason Berry's books include "Lead Us Not Into Temptation" and the forthcoming "Vows of Silence: The Abuse of Power in the Papacy of John Paul II."
The classics, Christianity and the closing mind Glen Bowersock, Glen Bowersock is a professor of ancient history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J.
Being alive Heller McAlpin, Heller McAlpin is a regular contributor to Book Review.
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The true hope and glory Richard Schickel, Richard Schickel reviews movies for Time and is the author of "Woody Allen: A Life in Film." His latest documentary picture is "Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin."
A unique moral compass Pico Iyer, Pico Iyer is the author of the novel "Abandon" and a forthcoming book of travels, "Sun After Dark."
Treading in Goya's psychic minefield Michael Bracewell, Michael Bracewell is an author of such works as "England Is Mine: Pop Life in Albion From Wilde to Goldie" and "When Surface Was Depth."
An ideological everyman Norman Birnbaum, Norman Birnbaum, university professor emeritus at Georgetown University, is the author of "After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century."
Bedeviled by the details David Horowitz, David Horowitz is the author of the forthcoming "Left Illusions: An Intellectual Odyssey" and the co-author, with Peter Collier, of "The Kennedys" and "The Rockefellers." He is the editor of Frontpagemag.com.
An exploration of misfortune William Goetzmann, William Goetzmann is professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Exploration and Empire."