Letters: Jul. 30, 2001

Americans at the Top of Their Game

"Julia Roberts is our best movie star? Not so long as Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Kathleen Turner and Winona Ryder are breathing!" SHELDON L. GREEN Cleveland, Ohio

Right on to TIME for naming Sleater-Kinney America's best rock band [AMERICA'S BEST, ARTISTS & ENTERTAINERS, July 9]. Not best girl band, not best band you've never heard of, not best independent band, but best band! I hope this is an indication of the future of music. SARAH STOLLAK Lansing, Mich.

The selection of flavor-of-the-month Ang Lee as best American film director had more to do with...

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