What happened on August 03, 2008
They just clicked Michael Ordona, Special to The Times
Eight days of the ghostwriter Jim Ruland, Jim Ruland is the author of the short story collection "Big Lonesome."
Not a factory product Lijia Zhang, Lijia Zhang's most recent book is "Socialism Is Great! A Worker's Memoir of the New China" (Atlas).
A hellish Friend Nick Owchar, Nick Owchar is deputy book editor of The Times.
Hey, party people David Cotner, David Cotner is a contributing writer to LA Weekly.
That's catchy Antoine Wilson, Antoine Wilson is the author of "The Interloper."
Games people play Mark Bowden, Mark Bowden is a national correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and the author of several books, including "Black Hawk Down," "Killing Pablo" and, most recently, "The Best Game Ever: Giants vs. Colts, 1958, and the Birth of the Modern NFL."
Beijing never looks back Karl Taro Greenfeld, Karl Taro Greenfeld was the editor of Time Asia from 2001 to 2004 and is a correspondent for Conde Nast Portfolio. His fourth book, about his autistic brother Noah, will be published next year.
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Testing my patience Ellie Herman, Ellie Herman has been a television writer since 1989. This fall, she will be an intern teacher at a charter school in South L.A.
What's the big deal? It's the little things Jeffrey Kluger, Jeffrey Kluger is the science editor of Time magazine and the author of "Simplexity: Why Simple Things Become Complex (and How Complex Things
Can Be Made Simple)."
Insider jokes Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
Who killed me? Camilo Jose Vergara, Camilo Jose Vergara is a photographer and 2002 MacArthur Foundation fellow. http://invinciblecities.camden.rutgers.edu/intro.html