BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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More Construction Is Under Way — We’re Giving My Website a New Look

Metal poles at a construction site to illustrate that BarbaraFalconerNewhall.com will be under construction for a few days. Photo by Barbara Newhall

My website will be down from time to time over the next few day. It’s under construction. We’re making it mobile friendly for easier viewing. Read more.

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For One Night I Was Important Again. Thank You Armistead Maupin

I was important at the cast party for "The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, San Francisco, June 15, 2017. Barbara Falconer Newhall and Jonathan Groff of TV show "Looking." Photo by Jon Newhall

At a party for “The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin” I discovered I was important enough to score quality time with the likes of actor Jonathan Groff. Read more.

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A Mother Who Died With Her Daughters at Auschwitz — Ernie Hollander’s Story

Ernie Hollander: Shoes and clothing worn by prisoners at Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Ernie Hollander’s mother died at Auschwitz, but she was not defeated by her tormentors. Her story lives on. Read more.

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A Dream About Wrestling With — Uh, Who Was That Anyway?

A dream about wrestling. Detail of a column in the Wurzburg Cathedral, shaped in a knot. Photo by Barbara Newhall

I had a dream about wrestling the other night. Was it a message from my deep psyche — or the heights of heaven? Read more.

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When It Comes to Beauty, I Get Grabby. Here’s Why

A memory of beauty. A bride is a blur as she dances at her wedding in Southern California, May 13, 2017. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Beauty. When I encounter something as beautiful as my daughter’s wedding day I can’t just sit and be with it. I get greedy and grasping. Read more.

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Surprise! Here’s What I Wore to My Daughter’s Wedding

My daughter's wedding: The pretty good legs of a 75-year-old woman. Photo by Barbara Newhall

For my daughter’s wedding, I took a chance and had the tailor cut the elegant Adrianna Papell ball gown off at the knees. Here’s the result. Read more.

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