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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The Writing Room: Writer’s Block and the Toxic Reader

Writer’s block? Not my problem. At least, that’s what I thought until I read Jane Anne Staw’s book, Unstuck: A Supportive and Practical Guide to Working Through Writer’s Block.

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The Writing Room: Composer John Adams — There’s No One Right Way to Be Creative

I’m liking composer John Adams’ memoir, “Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life,” for its fine writing and its insights into the creative life and process.

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A Case of the Human Condition: How Selective Service Made a Man of My Son — Without Even Trying

In a few weeks my son would be eighteen. It would be time for him to sign up for Selective Service. I’d filled out forms and applications for my son for all of his eighteen years, but this was different. This piece of paper could send him off to war.

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