LESSER, Wendy. American, b. 1952. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Lesser & Ogden Associates (a public policy consulting firm), Berkeley, CA, partner, 1977-81; Threepenny Review, Berkeley, founding editor, 1980-; writer. Publications: The Life below the Ground: A Study of the Subterranean in Literature and History, 1987; His Other Half: Men Looking at Women through Art, 1991; (ed.) Hiding in Plain Sight: Essays in Criticism and Autobiography, 1993; Pictures at an Execution, 1994; A Director Calls, 1997; The Amateur: An Independent Life of Letters, 1999; Nothing Remains the Same: Rereading and Remembering, 2002. Address: Threepenny Review, PO Box 9131, Berkeley, CA 94709, U.S.A.