Sophia Raday reflects on the changing meaning of Memorial Day, from her family to yours.
18 posts from May 2010
One year after the killing of Dr. George Tiller, Carole Joffe looks at his important legacy.
Read, Listen, Watch…Discuss.
Speaking to a convention of Sri Lankan Tamil doctors, Adele Barker discovers renewal through books.
David Chura draws hope from his jailhouse students and from the recent Supreme Court decision on life sentences for juveniles.
Beacon authors are collecting laurels and starting important conversations.
David Chura finds people working within prisons to make life better for kids in adult lockup.
It's been an interesting basketball season. What did those Los Suns jerseys really say?
Busy authors mean many important conversations happening out in the world. We hope you'll join in.
Fred Pearce says that the 21st Century will be "the century of the old." And that's a good thing.
Congratulations to Beacon Press staff and associates for their inspired design of David Plante's The Pure Lover, recently honored by Bookbuilders of Boston.
We invite you to join the poet Maya Angelou called, "a lion in literature's forest," as she lifts her voice in tribute to Dr. Dorothy Irene Height.
Happy Mother’s Day! And happy Mother’s Day!
Don't forget: Mother's Day is May 9th!
Fran Hawthorne is lost in a stack of green living guides.
How NAFTA produced Mexican migration.
Aviva Chomsky speaks with captured migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Beacon editor Alexis Rizzuto is trying hay-bale gardening and reflecting on earlier generations of gardeners in her family.