Barbara Seagram of Toronto is the owner of one of North America's largest bridge schools. She is a Master Teacher and a Director of the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Her previous books include the award-winning 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know and Bridge: 25 ways to Compete in the Bidding (both with Marc Smith), and The Pocket Guide to Bridge (with Ray Lee).
Linda Lee is an editor & writer for "The New York Times". She frequently contributes to the Style, Arts & Leisure, & Business sections. The article she wrote for the Education Life supplement in 1998 entitled "What's the Rush? Why College Can Wait" generated an enormous amount of mail. In addition to the more than eighty articles she has written for the "Times", Lee is the author of several books. She lives in New York City.