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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)
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Joe Palca NPR science correspondent
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