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Beacon Link Roundup: Graphic Novel in Need of Artist, Student Loans,

As mentioned by Alison Bechdel on her Dykes to Watch Out For blog, Beacon Press wants to publish a graphic adaptation of Octavia Butler's Kindred. If you are interested, contact Beacon's editor of its Graphic Books list, Allison Trzop, at atrzop * at *

Kate Clinton equivocally mourns the end of the L-Word

Stacy Mitchell talked at this year's American Booksellers Association Winter Institute about how shopping local movements save small businesses, and you can watch the video here.

If you liked yesterday's Beacon Broadside post from Steven Apfelbaum, you might be interested to hear that his book made Booklist's Top Ten Books on the Environment for 2009.

Alan Collinge discussed the "Dark Side of Student Loans" with Tom Ashbrook on NPR's OnPoint.

"It's the Wild West out there." Psychiatrists, in the absence of good research on combining drugs, are  conducting their own experiments.

Some men experience Couvade while their wives or partners are pregnant, going through their own series of hormonal changes. The always-amusing DadLabs explored the science behind Couvade, calling on Jeremy Adam Smith for some help.

Jay Wexler is relieved that the Supreme Court didn't totally screw up his book.

And just in time for weekend brunch: how to make the perfect pancake.