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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Should Authors Read Reviews of Their Books? I Did

Should authors read reviews of their books? I did. Wrestling with God book on sale at Great Good Place for Books bookstore in Oakland, CA. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Should authors read reviews of their books? I’ve read mine, and I’ve got opinions about at least one of them. Read more.

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Jack Shoemaker of Counterpoint Press Shares Fifty Years of Book Publishing Wisdom

Jack Shoemaker of Counterpoint Press spoke at the Oct. 5 meeting of Left Coast Writers.

Jack Shoemaker of Counterpoint Press shared 50 years of publishing wisdom at a meeting of the Left Coast Writers at Book Passage in Marin County. Read more.

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Crime Novelist David Corbett: Acting Taught Him How to Write Scenes

Cover of David Corbett's book "The Art of Character."

What’s the best way to master the art of scene writing? By acting out scenes by the playwriting biggies. That’s the advice of writer David Corbett. Read more.

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What If You Threw a Book Launch — And Everybody Came?

A room full of empty chairs at Book Passage bookstore, California, awaits Barbara Falconer Newhall's book launch for "Wrestling with God." Photo by Jon Newhall

Was anyone going to show up? My author event Book Passage  would start soon, and there were dozens of very empty chairs, waiting to be filled. Read more.

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Author Event at Book Passage in Corte Madera — Come Help Me Celebrate

Author Barbara Falconer Newhall joyfully shows off her copy of Wrestling with God with cover design by Michelle Lenger. Photo by Barbara Newhall

You are invited to  an author event for my book at Book Passage bookstore in Marin county at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. Read more.

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Gary Kamiya — A Fun Guy Sings a Love Song to San Francisco

Bearded author, editor and cofounder of Salon.com Gary Kamiya reads from his new book at Book Passage. Photo by BF Newhall

Due to a common writing misstep, Gary Kamiya, a highly experienced writer and editor, found himself with only six months to write a 385-page book. The San Francisco author and co-founder of Salon.com described his predicament recently to a gathering of writers at Book Passage, Marin county’s powerhouse independent bookstore. Read more.

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