MENDELSON, Cheryl. American, b. 1946. Genres: Homes/Gardens. Career: Lawyer, scholar, and writer. Practiced law in New York, NY; taught philosophy at Purdue University, Columbia University. Publications: Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House, 1999; Morningside Heights, 2003. Address: c/o Author Mail, Simon & Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, U.S.A.