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John Barth ("Click") is the author of numerous books, of which the most recent are Further Fridays: Essays, Lectures, and Other Nonfiction, 1984-1994 (1995) and On With the Story (1996).
Alan S. Blinder ("The Computer and the Economy") is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics at Princeton University and the director of Princeton's Center for Economic Policy Studies. Richard E. Quandt is an emeritus professor of economics and a senior research economist at Princeton University.
Chana Bloch ("Tired Sex") is the author of The Past Keeps Changing (1992) and a co-translator of The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (1996).
Seymour Chwast (cover art) is the director of the Pushpin Group, a graphic-design firm in New York. His work, in a variety of media, has been exhibited widely in the United States, Asia, and Europe.
Paul R. Ehrlich ("No Middle Way on the Environment"), is the Bing Professor of Population Studies at the Center for Conservation Biology at Stanford University, where Gretchen C. Daily is the Bing Interdisciplinary Research Scientist and Scott C. Daily is a research associate. Norman Myers is an independent scientist at Oxford University, in England. James Salzman is an assistant professor of law at the Washington College of Law at American University.
Patsy Garlan (Doggone) is a writer of prose and poetry. She is at work on a new musical, Wings of Fire, adapted from George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan.
Tony Hiss ("Rails to Trails") is a visiting scholar at New York University's Taub Urban Research Center. He is at work on a memoir about his father, Alger Hiss, and a book about the future of transportation.
Robert D. Kaplan ("Was Democracy Just a Moment?") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic. He is the author of five books, including The Ends of the Earth (1996).
Robert Morgan ("Girdling") is a professor of English at Cornell University.
Rose Moss ("Pleasure Islands") teaches fiction writing at Harvard Extension School.
Richard Rubin ("But Not Least") lives in New York City. His work has recently appeared in The New Yorker, New York, and The Southern Review.
Benjamin Schwarz ("The Idea of the South") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic and the executive editor of World Policy Journal.
Jonathan Scull ("All Sales Are Vinyl") is a senior contributing editor of Stereophile magazine.
Theodore R. Sizer ("Toward a New Public School") is the chair of the Coalition of Essential Schools at Brown University. His most recent book is Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School (1996).
David Solway ("The Dream") is the author of Random Walks: Essays in Elective Criticism, which was published this fall.
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The Atlantic Monthly; December 1997; Contributors; Volume 280, No. 6; page 8.