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16 posts from December 2009

Out Front Colorado named David Plante's The Pure Lover one of its top 10 nonfiction titles of the year: When a writer as profoundly able as Plante pens a lament for his lost companion, the result is a fierce encapsulation... Read more →

Several Beacon Press books have made it onto Holiday gift-giving lists. Here's a quick look at a handful of them. You can get 20% off any of these titles, or any other Beacon Press book, at the Beacon Press website... Read more →

The lack of damage control for harm already done to these children along with the damage the juvenile justice system inflicts on them can only make things worse for our society as time goes on. Read more →

Today's post is from Bill Gates, Sr. is a retired Seattle attorney and author of Showing Up for Life, and Chuck Collins, co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good. They are co-authors of Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should... Read more →

It seems but a few evenings ago when the soft calming chirp of crickets gave measure to the warm breeze. That was early September. Now, in late November, only strong, cold winds blow across Stone Prairie Farm. And the crickets are burrowed in for winter and silent. Read more →

While the healthcare debate rages on, Carole Joffe shares stories of women and families who have been affected by difficult health decisions and widely varying insurance coverage for medically necessary abortion. Read more →

Eboo Patel, founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core, won the 2010 Louisville Grawemeyer award in religion for his autobiography, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation Read more →