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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Book Openers: Simone Weil on Prayer — First, Pay Attention

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Simone Weil's Waiting for God was first published, posthumously, in 1951. And readers beware: Waiting for God is a dense, … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Is Less More? Or Is More More?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Which of the following paragraphs works better for you? Why? "It was a letter from the lover who had left me heartbroken … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Two Must-Have Craft Journals for the Literary Writer

By Barbara Falconer Newhall When the pile of periodicals on the kitchen counter at our house gets to be about a foot high and the magazines, slippery and … [Read more...]

Book Openers: Green for God

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Green Bible: Understand the Bible's Powerful Message for the Earth, NRSV, Foreword by Desmond Tutu, HarperOne, 1312 pages, … [Read more...]

A Mother Who Prevailed at Auschwitz

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ernie Hollander and his family arrived at Auschwitz in 1944. He was seventeen years old and on his coat he wore a large yellow … [Read more...]