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

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The kinder, gentler Donald Trump

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In 1992, Trump’s presidential itch remained unscratched.

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The Pokemon visitation

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Ministers and preachers have been experiencing unusual visions of late.

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Holding our noses for Hillary

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When those baseball jerseys or decals go on sale, notify me. I’m a buyer.

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Jason Bourne, the un-James Bond

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Jason doesn’t bore the world with his martini preferences, and he doesn’t swan around the office trading sexist banter with Miss Moneypenny.