A look around the web at recent Beacon media.
21 posts from April 2012
On our blog: an interview with two documentary filmmakers whose new film was inspired by White Coat, Black Hat by Carl Elliott.
POTUS slow jammed with Jimmy Fallon last night. The results are funny, but the topic is one of the most serious economic crises of our time.
If you were surfing in Santa Cruz yesterday and you got a free book... you can thank World Book Night!
Timothy Caulfield sorts through the myths and misinformation about how to get and stay healthy.
Join Michael Lanza during National Parks Week, April 23–27, for his Before They're Gone blog tour!
Our Earth Day roundtable concludes with Cynthia Barnett, author of Blue Revolution.
For Earth Day, we asked Michael Lanza, "What is today's most pressing environmental issue?"
In honor of Earth Day, we asked Philip Warburg what he thinks is our most pressing environmental issue.
It is not a requirement that you be a Red Sox fan to work at Beacon Press, but it let's just say that it helps. There are many Fenway faithful around our offices, and we are fans who must live...
The Pulitzer board dropped the ball on the 2011 fiction prize, so our staff felt compelled to pick it up.
How many times can a president lie in one speech? And if those false statements violate criminal law, how can we hold him accountable?
When does the Christian Right not like prayer? When those praying are faithful supporters of a woman's right to choose.
Media Roundup: Kate Bornstein on Miss Universe, Kai Wright on non-discrimination in federal contracts
The Melissa Harris-Perry show featured two Beacon authors this weekend, plus more interesting things to read and watch.
Millions of today's young adults were raised on psychiatric medications. A new book explores what impact that has on individuals and society.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Beacon Press is giving you a chance to win autographed copies of Mary Oliver's books.
Our blog is on a bit of a vacation for the holidays, since the blog editor is celebrating Pesach with her in-laws while also putting together Easter baskets for her kids. This from Susan Katz Miller's On Being Both blog...
In the early evening of April 4th, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. His lifelong philosophy of nonviolence and dedication to economic and social justice moved the nation. The King Legacy Series website has many...
Beacon authors have not remained silent about the murder of Trayvon Martin.
For vacation inspiration, Alexis Rizzuto turned to the books she's been editing at Beacon Press.