What happened on November 21, 2004
The Most Credible Story Ever Told? Paul Teetor, Paul Teetor's last story for the magazine was about a mentally ill woman charged with a hate-crime murder.
What Bears Do in the Woods Lee Green, Lee Green last wrote for the magazine about planning for California's continuing wave of immigrants.
The Love Court Sara Catania, Sara Catania is a freelance journalist living in Los Angeles.
The Sepulveda Man Susan Wilking Horan, Susan Wilking Horan is an attorney and freelance writer living in Encino.
Jerusalem's own Chekhov Amy Wilentz, Amy Wilentz is the author of the novel "Martyrs' Crossing" and former Jerusalem correspondent for the New Yorker.
Why the sun never sets on Wodehouse Christopher Buckley, Christopher Buckley is the author of "Florence of Arabia" and "No Way to Treat a First Lady," winner of the 2004 Thurber Prize for American Humor.
Party on Michael Harris, Michael Harris is a regular contributor to Book Review.
The murky murder trade Eugen Weber, Eugen Weber is a contributing writer to Book Review.
Doing the Social Security math Gregory D. Hess, Gregory D. Hess holds the Russell S. Bock Chair of Public Economics and Taxation at Claremont McKenna College.
Sleep, from apnea to zzz's Nicholas Thompson, Nicholas Thompson is a senior editor at Legal Affairs.
Cruel but no longer unusual Sanford Levinson, Sanford Levinson, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, is the author of "Constitutional Faith" and "Written in Stone" and editor of "Torture: A Collection."
An epic for a golden Eden Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing editor to Book Review, is the author of "God Against the Gods: The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism."
Reluctant revolutionary Richard Eder, Richard Eder, the former book critic for The Times, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1987.
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Biting the Underdog Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Face! Forward March! David Scheffer, David Scheffer, former U.S. ambassador at large for war crimes issues (1997-2001), is visiting professor of international law at the George Washington University Law School.
Pain and a Son's Duty: A Philosopher's Choice Sam Crane, Sam Crane teaches Chinese politics and philosophy at Williams College and is the author of "Aidan's Way."
Sycophant Spies David Wise, David Wise writes frequently about intelligence and is the author of "Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America."