Christina Adam ("There Was a Time") has lived on a mountain
ranch for eleven years. A new collection of her short stories, Sleeping
With the Buffalo, will be published this spring.
Burkhard Bilger ("In the Monster's Maw") is a senior
editor of The Sciences.
Brian Cronin (cover
art) is an artist who lives in New York City. His
illustration for the cover of the July, 1996, Atlantic was awarded a
silver medal by the Society of Illustrators.
Bruce Cumings ("Time to End the Korean War") is the director of the Center for
International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University. His article
in this issue of The Atlantic will appear, in somewhat different form,
in his book Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History, to be published
this month by W. W. Norton.
Peter Davison ("Like No Other")
is the poetry editor of The Atlantic.
Gerald Early ("Whatever Happened to Integration?") is the director of African
and Afro-American Studies at Washington University, in St. Louis.
Gregg Easterbrook ("Blood and Motherly Advice"), a contributing editor of The Atlantic, was named a distinguished fellow of the Fulbright Foundation last year.
Ian Frazier ("Laws Concerning Food and Drink; Household
Principles; Lamentations of the Father")is the author of Great
Plains (1989), Family (1994), and Coyote v. Acme
Suzanne Gordon ("What Nurses Stand For") writes frequently
about social issues and health care. Her article in this issue is
drawn from her book Life Support: Three Nurses on the Front Lines,
to be published by Little, Brown next month.
Robert D. Kaplan ("History Moving North") is a contributing
editor of The Atlantic.
Nicholas Lemann ("Citizen 501(c)(3)") is The Atlantic's
national correspondent and the author of The Promised Land: The Great
Black Migration and How It Changed America (1991).
Laura Newbern ("The Lovely Tall
Novelist Danced") has published poems in TriQuarterly and other
magazines. She has recently completed a collection titled Love and the
Stephen Sandy ("The Change") is
the author of six books, including Thanksgiving Over the Water
(1992). His work has appeared in The New York Times, The
Paris Review, and The Best American Poetry 1995.
Lee Siegel ("De
Sade's Daughters") is an associate editor of Artnews. He is at
work on a biography of Irving Howe.
George Soros ("The
Capitalist Threat") is an international investor and philanthropist.
He lives in New York City.
Charles Thompson ("Scaling Alaska's Heights") is a senior editor of American
Way magazine. He has written for Spy, Mademoiselle, and
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