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...]

When Your Sick Kid Is 28 Years Old and 2000 Miles Away 

Mothering That Faraway Grown-Up Kid When He's in the Hospital What do you do when your grown-up kid is in the hospital a half continent away? Jump on a … [Read more...]