GATES, David. American, b. 1947. Genres: Novels. Career: Worked as a cab driver and worked for wholesale book distributor and electronics company; taught at University of Virginia and Harvard University; Newsweek, NYC, 1979-, began in letters department, became senior writer.Publications: Novels: Jernigan, 1991; Preston Falls, 1998; The Wonders of the Invisible World, 1999. Address: Newsweek, 251 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.