Armistead Maupin’s Untold Tales — A Big Critical Success

Here's the trailer for "The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin" By Barbara Falconer Newhall Armistead Maupin hits the top of the charts again. His … [Read more...]

WNBA — 100 Years of Advocating for Women, Writing and Books

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Join me on Nov. 5 at Book Passage Corte Madera for a lively panel on women in the world of books. One hundred years ago, … [Read more...]

Whose Second Amendment Is It? The Gun Lobby’s? Or Gun Owners’?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Not surprisingly I got some blow-back from readers and friends who read my Oct. 4 post "Gun Safety. I'm Giving Up on the … [Read more...]

Ann Patchett — My Brand-New Favorite Author

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I've got a new favorite author. Ann Patchett. Step aside Marilynne Robinson and Annie Dillard, Leo Tolstoy and Richard Ford. … [Read more...]

Gun Safety — I’m Giving Up on the Cause. Here’s Why

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall I give up. I'm not going to get on my soap box and plead for better gun safety laws any more. I've witnessed one … [Read more...]