By Helene Atwan With thirteen consecutive years of surpluses behind us, we are feeling stronger than ever in our modern history, and ready to grow. After a national search, we’re bringing in two new Senior Editors not only to expand...
President Obama’s decision to re-establish commercial and diplomatic ties with Cuba caused Beacon's Associate Publisher Tom Hallock to think about what it might mean for publishers, writers, and readers, and to reawaken hopes he had when he visited Cuba almost twenty years ago.
Beacon Press has a new home! Here are some of the features that make it the perfect, environmentally responsible place for us to continue our mission of igniting hearts and minds.
Ever wonder what publishing professionals read in their spare time? Wonder no more! Here is the definitive list of Beacon Press's reading recommendations for 2013. A professional cyclist kicked out of the sport, a cigar smoking dragon, a Greek chorus of gay men lost to AIDS, a boyhood marred by abuse, a bullying presidency, Albert Einstein, the poetry of quietude, and so much more. Who could argue with a list like that?
Texas abortion laws, immigration reform, bizarre natural remedies from the 1700s, and single mothers voting Republican. These are some of the items we read about this week.
World Book Night, the science of racism, the Affordable Care Act, backpacking in Idaho, and more. Here's what we've been reading this week.
Book-browsing turkeys in Harvard Square, SCOTUS and greenhouse gas regulations, doctor empathy, and more. This is what we've been reading about online this week.
Here's a roundup of what we've been reading and watching online this week.
Here's some recommended reading around the web from this past week.
A look at recent mentions for Beacon authors and books.
What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine by Danielle Ofri One of the NYTimes most emailed stories this week is from Danielle Ofri, MD: I never told anyone about my lapse — not my intern, not my...
Are you in New York for BookExpo America? Here's the low-down on how to connect with Beacon Press.
The latest news about Beacon authors and books.
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks gets a rave New York Times review, and author Jeanne Theoharis appears with another civil rights pioneer on Democracy Now.
Women’s History Month Classics: In the thirty-five years since its publication, Toward a New Psychology of Women by Jean Baker Miller, MD, has become famous for its groundbreaking demonstration of how sexual stereotypes restrict men’s and women’s psychological development. Wendy...
Fifty-Five Years Ago Today... Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin Yes, this publicity hit is from February 26, 1958, but we didn't have a blog (much less the not-to-be-missed Beacon Buzz report) back then ... The New York...
If books received Valentine's Day cards, some of ours would have armfuls of them.
A look at recent mentions and media for Beacon books and authors.
The latest news and mentions for Beacon books and authors.
The authors of Gather at the Table embark on their West Coast tour.