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- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- Peter Reddaway professor emeritus of political science at George Washington University and author of works on the Soviet dissident movement and Russian politics.
- Alice McDermott author of the National Book Award--winning "Charming Billy," "Child of My Heart" and "After This."
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