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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Six Ways to Look Dreadful at Your Daughter’s Wedding — A Mother-of-the-Bride Moment

By Barbara Falconer Newhall They used to be known as figure flaws. I'm sure there's a brand-new, trendy euphemism for them -- "body features" maybe. I'm … [Read more...]

Gray Hairs. Wrinkles. And Kids Who Won’t Stop Growing Up

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, Dec. 23, 1990 When I look in the mirror, I see wrinkles. I see gray hairs. This is good. This very … [Read more...]

At the Feet of Annie Dillard, Memoirist, Essayist, Observer of the Real

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ask me to name the writers I'd most like to sit down to dinner with and I'd say Leo Tolstoy, Jane Austen, Marilynne Robinson … [Read more...]

Bouquets to Art 2017 — Seduced by Those Quirky, Charming Boxed Bouquets

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's that time of year again. It's spring -- in California anyway. Daffodils and tulips are poking their heads up around the … [Read more...]

How Three World War II POWs Saved Each Other’s Lives

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I'm so sad to have to tell you that, only a few days after our reunion in Walnut Creek, Bob Tharratt passed away. It's … [Read more...]