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 Somethingists — They Don’t Believe in God, but They Do Believe in . . . Something

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Good news for those of us – count me in – who aren’t at all sure of what God is like. … [Read more...]

When Your Kids Don’t Fight — Enough

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, May 7, 1989 Where did Jon and I go wrong? Our kids don’t fight enough. They are 5 and 8 years old … [Read more...]

Book Openers: A Heather Donahue Lexicon — Flopsweat and Larfy Defined

By Barbara Falconer Newhall For readers who were as flummoxed as I was by Heather Donahue's pot-growing argot in a recent  post, here is some … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Heather Donahue and Me – How I Got Hooked on a Pothead

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Heather Donahue – of “Blair Witch Project” fame – is a writer friend of a writer friend of mine. Otherwise, I would never … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: My Daughter the Trash Heap

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My daughter is beautiful. She was born beautiful. But I sometimes wonder if she really wants to be. If she liked being … [Read more...]