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14 posts from September 2009

Today's post is from Helene Atwan, Director of Beacon Press. She recently attended the 75th birthday celebration of Sonia Sanchez, an award-winning poet, playwright, activist, and scholar whose work includes Shake Loose My Skin and the forthcoming Morning Haiku. On... Read more →

Today's post is from David W. Moore, author of The Opinion Makers: An Insider Exposes the Truth Behind the Polls (out in hardcover now, paperback with a new afterword available this fall). Moore is a senior fellow of the Carsey... Read more →

Thomas N. DeWolf is the author of Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading Dynasty in U.S. History. Tom speaks regularly at schools, conferences, and other events around the country. For further information go... Read more →

Today's post is from Jennifer Culkin, author of A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care. Culkin, winner of a 2008 Rona Jaffe Foundation Award, is a writer and longtime neonatal, pediatric, and adult critical care nurse. Her... Read more →

Link Roundup: Some Reading for the Long Weekend

Meredith Hall's Without a Map continues to resonate with readers. A Q&A with homeschooling expert Robert Kunzman addresses some of the criticism his book has received from conservative bloggers. Kathryn Joyce uncovers the dark side of Christian adoption agencies. The... Read more →

The author of Write These Laws on Your Children explains the connection between homeschooling and delay in the US ratification of a UN treaty to protect children. Read more →