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Beacon Press books seek to change the way readers think about fundamental issues, promoting such values as freedom of speech and thought, the importance of economic and social justice issues, religious pluralism, respect for our environment, and the importance of the arts in a civil society.Beacon has published several national bestsellers, and its books are frequently reviewed and discussed in national print and broadcast media.They are also used in university and secondary school curricula, citywide reading programs, and reading groups, and within a variety of organizational and faith - based reading programs.

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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Author: Fred Pearce
Product Code: 4346
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 10/01/2009
 

 
 
Price: $20.00
Considering Hate
Authors: Michael Bronski, Kay Whitlock
Product Code: 6450
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 01/19/2016
 
A provocative book about rethinking hatred and violence in America
 
 
Price: $20.00
Corregidora
Author: Gayl Jones
Product Code: 6875
Binding Info: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 01/29/2019
 
The new edition of an American fiction masterpiece, this is the harrowing story of Ursa Corregidora, a blues singer in the early 20th century forced to confront the inherited trauma of slavery.
 
 
Price: $16.00
Courting Equality
Authors: Patricia A. Gozemba, Karen Kahn   Photography By: Marilyn Humphries
Product Code: 4018
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 05/01/2009
 
The inspiring story of America's first successful battle for gay marriage-the court cases, the protests, and, finally, the weddings!

"Humphries's stunning photos show both what the struggle for equality looks like and what it feels like. . . . The authors have documented an important piece of American history." -Mary L. Bonauto, GLAD, lead counsel, Goodridge v. Department of Public Health


 
 
Price: $20.00
Cries Of The Spirit
Editor: Marilyn Sewell
Product Code: 4297
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon
Publication Date: 03/01/1994
 

 
 
Price: $31.00
Daddy King
Author: Martin Luther King Sr.
Product Code: 8311
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 01/10/2017
 
First-person account and rarely heard life story of the man known as "Daddy King," the Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr.
 
 
Price: $16.00
Daring Democracy
Authors: Frances Moore Lappe, Adam Eichen
Product Code: 6582
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 09/26/2017
 

The 2017-18 UUA Common Read

An optimistic book for Americans who are asking, in the wake of Trump's victory, What do we do now? The answer: We need to organize and fight to protect and expand our democracy.


 
 
Price: $15.00
Defying the Nazis
Author: Artemis Joukowsky   Foreword By: Ken Burns
Product Code: 6583
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 08/29/2017
 

Official companion to the Ken Burns PBS film tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and commitment to social justice inspired them to undertake dangerous rescue and relief missions across war-torn Europe, saving the lives of countless refugees, political dissidents, and Jews on the eve of World War II.


 
 
Price: $18.00
Detained and Deported
Author: Margaret Regan
Product Code: 6491
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 05/03/2016
 
An intimate look at the people ensnared by the US detention and deportation system, the largest in the world
 
 
Price: $18.00
Discovering Kwan Yin, Buddhist Goddess Of Compassion
Author: Sandy Boucher
Product Code: 5402
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 06/01/2000
 

Beautifully illustrated introduction for Western women to Kwan Yin, the bodhisattva who embodies mercy, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom.


 
 
Price: $18.00
Do It Anyway
Author: Courtney Martin
Product Code: 4930
Binding Info: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 09/07/2010
 

 
 
Price: $16.00
Dosed
Author: Kaitlin Bell Barnett
Product Code: 3813
Binding Info: Hard cover
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: 09/16/2014
 
Nuanced look at the issue with stories from members of this "medication generation," exploring how drugs informed their experiences at home, in school, and with the mental health professions
 
 
Price: $18.00
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