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Contributors
Robert Dallek ("Three New Revelations About LBJ") is a professor of history at Boston University. His article in this issue is based on research for his book Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1961-1973, to be published this month by Oxford University Press.

Deborah Digges ("Winter Barn") is an associate professor of English at Tufts University. Her most recent book of poems is Rough Music (1995).

Chitra B. Divakaruni ("Mrs. Dutta Writes a Letter") received the 1995 American Book Award for fiction for Arranged Marriage, a collection of short stories. Her most recent novel is The Mistress of Spices (1997).

Marshall Jon Fisher ("An Eye for Anomaly") is a co-author, with David E. Fisher, of Tube: The Invention of Television (1996). Their book about the search for extraterrestrial life will be published this fall.

Ian Frazier (Introduction to "The New Yorker's Mr. Shawn") is the author of Family (1994) and Coyote v. Acme (1996).

Robert Goldstrom (cover art) is an artist whose work has been exhibited widely in the United States. His awards include gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators and a silver medal from the Society of Publication Designers.

Matthew Gurewitsch ("Dazzling White Nights") is a cultural essayist and lecturer in New York City.

Wendy Kaminer ("The Trouble With Single-Sex Schools") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic.

David M. Kennedy ("The Horror") is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University. His books include Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, to be published next year.

Nicholas Lemann ("America Right and Left") is the national correspondent of The Atlantic.

Lynne McMahon ("In the Batting Cage") is a professor of English at the University of Missouri. Her third book of poems, All Quail to the Wallowing, will be published next year.

Ved Mehta ("The New Yorker's Mr. Shawn") is the author of twenty-one books.

David Owen ("Children and Money") is the author of The Walls Around Us (1991) and My Usual Game (1995). He is an editor of Lure of the Links (1997), an anthology of golf stories.

Garry Wills ("A Cinema of Private Lives") is the author of many books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America (1992) and John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity (1997).

Edward O. Wilson ("The Biological Basis of Morality") is the Pellegrino University Research Professor and Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard University. His article in this issue is drawn from his book Consilience, to be published this month by Knopf.


Copyright © 1998 by The Atlantic Monthly Company. All rights reserved.
The Atlantic Monthly; April 1998; Contributors; Volume 281, No. 4; page 6.

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