Coleman Barks and Rumi — What a Few Lines of Poetry (and a Witch) Taught me

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Coleman Barks is a nice guy. And a southerner at that. He's the amazing artist who's been translating Rumi's poetry for … [Read more...]

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

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Was anyone going to show up? My book launch at Book Passage in Marin county would be starting in a few minutes, and there … [Read more...]

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

Hey Everybody . . . The Book Passage bookstore in Marin county is hosting an author event for me at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015, 51 Tamal Vista … [Read more...]

Nature. We Love It — But Does It Give a Darn About Us?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall In her new book, Writing Wild, Tina Welling quotes the popular mythologist Joseph Campbell: “The goal of life is to make … [Read more...]