ROOT-BERNSTEIN, Michele. American, b. 1953. Genres: Adult nonfiction, Intellectual history. Career: University of California-Los Angeles, visiting scholar in history department, 1985-87; Pinecrest Elementary School, East Lansing, MI, writer-in-residence, 1993-95; Michigan State University, East Lansing, visiting assistant professor, 1994; Tools of Thought Workshop, Happendance Modern Dance Company, Okemos, MI, teacher, 1995. Publications: Boulevard Theater and Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Paris (Theater and Dramatic Studies, no. 22), 1984; (with R. Root-Bernstein) Honey, Mud, Maggots and Other Medical Marvels, 1997; (with R. Root- Bernstein) Sparks of Genius: The 13 Thinking Tools of the World's Most Creative People, 1999. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Houghton Mifflin Co., 222 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116-3764, U.S.A.