What happened on June 03, 2007
James Q. Wilson's moral sense Jim Newton, JIM NEWTON is Editorial Page editor of The Times.
The Times (heart) Bratton Bernard C. Parks, Former Police Chief BERNARD C. PARKS is a member of the City Council.
Building caricature Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
The Great Exception William T. Vollmann, WILLIAM T. VOLLMANN is the author of numerous books, among them, "Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means," and, most recently, "Poor People."
Ghosts of the Holocaust Ian Buruma, IAN BURUMA is the author, most recently, of "Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance," which received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is a professor at Bard College and a contributing editor to The Times' opinion pages.
Remaking the world in six days Michael Oren, MICHAEL OREN, a senior fellow at the Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies at the Shalem Center, is the author of "Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East," which won the Los Angeles Times Book Award.
Still gung-ho Tony Perry, TONY PERRY is a staff writer for The Times.
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Mother's little helper Veronique de Turenne, Veronique de Turenne is the book critic for National Public Radio's "Day to Day."
Wild card Thomas Meaney, Thomas Meaney is the literary editor of The New York Sun.
The old ways Brigid Brett, Brigid Brett is a columnist for San Diego's North County Times.
Vanished past Jane Smiley, Jane Smiley is the author of "Ten Days in the Hills" and many other books.
Don't look away D.T. Max, D.T. Max is the author most recently of "The Family That Couldn't Sleep," a scientific and cultural history of mad cow, familial insomnia and other prion diseases.
Life's complications Lynell George, Lynell George is a Times staff writer.
Cut to the chaste Sylvia Brownrigg, Sylvia Brownrigg is the author of the short-story collection "Ten Women Who Shook the World" and three novels, most recently "The Delivery Room."
If a Film Crew Invades Your Town, Enjoy the Ride Hop Graham Jr., Hop Graham Jr. is a Hollywood camera operator and a slightly contrite veteran of many a small-town incursion.
Damn Cute Menace David Page, David Page is the author of "The Yosemite and Southern Sierra Book," to be published next year by Countryman Press.
Replay Lynell George, Lynell George is a senior writer for West.
A Man of the Street David L. Ulin, David L. Ulin is book editor of The Times, and the author of "The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith."