Columnist

Alex Beam

Alex Beam was a Globe staff columnist in the Business, Op-Ed and Living sections before joining the Opinion pages as a contributor in 2013. He has published two novels, three works of nonfiction, and is currently working on a book about Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson. In addition to writing for the Globe, Beam is a columnist for Architecture Boston magazine, and a guest commentator for the WGBH radio show “Boston Public Radio.”

Latest stories

ALEX BEAM

Don’t feel like doing it? Outsource it

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Never mind bicycle lessons, we also outsource our opinions.

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My un-bucket list

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My un-bucket list is full of things that once seemed important, but now matter far less.

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Boston archaeology — 2076

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The artifacts of the future may surprise you.

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What’s all this talk about resilience?

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Resilience talk is just a little too glib, a little too modish, a little too nonsensical.