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Contributors -- April 1996

Phoebe-Lou Adams (Brief Reviews) has been a member of The Atlantic's staff for fifty years. Her short reviews have been appearing in the magazine, under various titles, since September of 1952.

R. W. Apple Jr. ("The Old Made New") is the Washington bureau chief of The New York Times. His articles have appeared in GQ, Town & Country, Saturday Review, and Travel Holiday.

Lynn Caraganis ("'It's Lew, Babe, Just Lew'") is the author of Garish Days (1988) and Cousin It (1991). Her novel White Street is forthcoming.

James Carroll ("An American Requiem") is the author of many novels, including The City Below (1994). His article in this issue of The Atlantic Monthly is drawn from his book An American Requiem, to be published next month by Houghton Mifflin. A portion of this article appears in Communion, a collection of essays edited by David Rosenberg and published by Anchor/Doubleday.

Charles B. Curtis ("Mideast Oil Forever?"), an attorney, is the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. From 1977 to 1981 he served as the first chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

James Fallows ("Navigating the Galaxies") is The Atlantic's Washington editor. His latest book, Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy, was published earlier this year.

Dave Jonason (cover art) is a digital artist who lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His work has appeared in Business Week and The Washington Post.

Rodney Jones ("On Pickiness") is the author of five books, including Apocalyptic Narrative and Other Poems (1993).

Corby Kummer ("Nuts I Love") is a senior editor of The Atlantic.

Nicholas Lemann ("Kicking in Groups") is the national correspondent for The Atlantic. He is at work on a book about meritocracy in the United States.

Joseph J. Romm ("Mideast Oil Forever?") is the acting principal deputy assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy of the U.S. Department of Energy. He is the author of Defining National Security (1993) and Lean and Clean Management: How to Increase Profits and Productivity by Reducing Pollution (1994).

Stephen Sandy ("My Place") teaches literature at Bennington College. He is the author of Man in the Open Air (1988) and Thanksgiving Over the Water (1992).

Lee Siegel ("'To Work Is to Live Without Dying'") has written for The Nation, Dissent, and Commonweal. He teaches literature and history at Fordham University.

Anne H. Soukhanov ("Word Watch") is the executive editor of The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition.

Scott Stossel ("Right, Here Goes") is a staff editor of The Atlantic.

Elizabeth Stuckey-French ("Junior") is a writing-test specialist for American College Testing. Her work has appeared in Cottonwood and has been anthologized in New Territory:Contemporary Indiana Fiction.

Anne F. Thurston ("In a Chinese Orphanage") is a China specialist. Her books include Enemies of the People (1987) and A Chinese Odyssey (1991). Her most recent book, written with Li Zhisui, is The Private Life of Chairman Mao (1994).


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The Atlantic Monthly; April 1996; Volume 277, No. 4; page 6.

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