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Contributors -- March 1996

Jack Beatty ("Wages Matter Most") is a senior editor of The Atlantic.

Henri Cole ("Horses") is at the American Academy in Rome. His most recent book is The Look of Things (1995).

James Fallows ("The Java Theory") is The Atlantic's Washington editor. He is the author of More Like Us (1989) and Looking at the Sun (1994). Fallows's most recent book, Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy, was published by Pantheon earlier this year.

Ian Frazier ("No Phone, No Pool, No Pets") is a writer of humor and nonfiction. He is the author of Family (1994), a memoir, and Coyote v. Acme, a collection of humorous essays, to be published in June.

Judith Gingold ("Adventures in Liposuction"), formerly an editor at Newsweek, is writing a book titled On Pins and Needles, about her efforts to cure her neck pain without neurosurgery.

Mirko Ilic (cover art)is an illustrator and a designer and the owner of Mirko Ili'c Corporation, a graphic-design studio. A former art director for Time magazine and the New York Times op-ed pages, Ili'c has won awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Society of Publication Designers, and the Art Directors Club.

Rodney Jones ("Two Poems") is the author of five books, including Apocalyptic Narrative and Other Poems (1993). His latest collection of poems, Things That Happen Once, will be published this summer.

Wendy Kaminer ("Second Thoughts on the Second Amendment")is a contributing editor of The Atlantic and a public-policy fellow at Radcliffe College. Her essay collection True Love Waits will be published in May.

Robert D. Kaplan ("A Bazaari's World") is a contributing editor of The Atlantic. His article in this issue will appear in his new book, The Ends of the Earth: A Journey at the Dawn of the 21st Century, to be published this month by Random House.

Steven G. Kellman ("Vargas Llosa Returns to His Peaks") is the Ashbel Smith Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a film critic for The Texas Observer.

Dale Ray Phillips ("Why I'm Talking") teaches at Clemson University. He is at work on a collection of stories titled What It Costs Travelers.

Michael J. Sandel ("America's Search for a New Public Philosophy") is a professor of government at Harvard University. His article in this issue is adapted from his new book, Democracy's Discontent:America in Search of a Public Philosophy, to be published next month by Harvard University Press.

David Schiff ("For Everyman, by Everyman") is an author, a composer, and a professor of music at Reed College, in Portland, Oregon.

Hatsy Shields ("In Full Bloom") is a gardener who writes regularly on travel and the arts. Her articles have appeared in House Beautiful and other magazines.

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The Atlantic Monthly; January 1996; Volume 277, No. 3; page 6.

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