Tom’s 2nd letter from Beijing

This Princess and Prince Party is sure to be canceled. I'm delighted to report that the Train Campaign projects were included in the governor's bond bill last week, and the bills I filed by petition (a unique Massachusetts citizen right) have been favorably reported on. Read about A Great Week for Train Advocates in

By |2020-05-28T04:34:26-04:00March 13th, 2020|Berkshire Blog|0 Comments

The Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Print publication of the 2nd edition has been delayed due to COVID-19 8.5x11 • 6,084 pages • Hardcover $1999 $999 NOW • 9781614728009 No library is complete without this core 21st-century resource. While you're waiting for the new edition, you'll have FREE digital access to all 10 volumes of the first edition at eBooks.com. And we'll send a FREE copy of What

By |2022-01-09T05:17:11-05:00February 27th, 2020|Berkshire Blog, Oddments|0 Comments

First Look at the T S Eliot – Emily Hale Letters (podcast)

In what one scholar called “the literary event of the decade,” on 2 January 2020, Princeton University Library opened up more than 1,100 letters that the Nobel-Prize-winning poet T.S. Eliot wrote over the course of three decades to an American speech professor and amateur actress named Emily Hale. The day became even more newsworthy

By |2020-08-29T12:43:52-04:00January 14th, 2020|Berkshire Blog, Berkshire Bookworld, Podcasts|0 Comments

The Spirit of Sustainability: print or digital, which is “greener”?

When we published the Encyclopedia of Sustainability in 2012, a librarian wrote, “That goes against the spirit of sustainability.” I got a similar response this week, so I want to explain why we publish in print and online, and why online is not “green.” An ebook probably kills more trees through deforestation than an equivalent print book, and

By |2019-12-12T12:04:40-05:00December 12th, 2019|Berkshire Blog|0 Comments

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