What happened on July 08, 2007
Beckham Grahame L. Jones, Times Staff Writer
Results From the Associated Press
Results From the Associated Press
Interior motives Thomas McGonigle, Thomas McGonigle is the author of "Going to Patchogue" and "The Corpse Dream of N. Petkov."
L.A. history, written on the walls Michael Jaime-Becerra, Michael Jaime-Becerra is the author of the story collection "Every Night Is Ladies' Night," as well as a contributor to "Fifteen Candles," an anthology of quinceanera stories. He teaches creative writing at UC Riverside.
No Mr. Chips Louisa Thomas, Louisa Thomas is a writer living in Washington, D.C.
Native sons Greg Sarris, Greg Sarris is serving his seventh elected term as chairman of the Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria. He is the author of several books, including "Grand Avenue," which he adapted for an award-winning HBO miniseries of the same name.
Discoveries Susan Salter Reynolds, firstname.lastname@example.org
Life's a Pip, with a Twist Richard Rayner, Richard Rayner is the author of several books, most recently the novel "The Devil's Wind."
Behind the veil Judith Freeman, Judith Freeman is the author of several novels, including "Red Water." Her nonfiction book, "The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved," will be released in the fall.
A new world Tod Goldberg, Tod Goldberg is the author, most recently, of the short story collection "Simplify."
Secret journeys Amy Gerstler, Amy Gerstler is a poet whose book "Bitter Angel" won a National Book Critics Circle Award.
The route of the 'roo Donna Seaman, Donna Seaman is an associate editor for Booklist and host of the Chicago radio program "Open Books" (openbooksradio.org). Seaman's writer interviews are collected in "Writers on the Air."
The great pursuit Debby Applegate, Debby Applegate is the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for "The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher."
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Bench marks Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
You've got to cover yourself Norman Pearlstine, NORMAN PEARLSTINE was managing editor of the Wall Street Journal from 1983 to 1991 and editor in chief of Time Inc. from 1995 to 2005. His book, "Off the Record: The Press, the Government, and the War over Anonymous Sources," was published last month.
The dangers of dim sum history Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, JEFFREY N. WASSERSTROM, a professor of history at UC Irvine, is the author of "China's Brave New World -- And Other Tales for Global Times," published this month.
Is California the new New Hampshire? Tony Quinn, TONY QUINN is co-editor of the California Target Book, a nonpartisan analysis of legislative and congressional elections.
The case for mistrusting Muslims Theodore Dalrymple, THEODORE DALRYMPLE is the author of "Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses."
The No. 1 reason to rank colleges Michael Skube, MICHAEL SKUBE, winner of a Pulitzer Prize in criticism, teaches journalism at Elon University in North Carolina.
Unfinished business David J. Garrow, DAVID J. GARROW, a senior fellow at Cambridge University, is the author of "Bearing the Cross," a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
YouTube this! Joe Queenan, JOE QUEENAN writes frequently for Barron's, the New York Times Book Review and the Guardian.