Ann Patchett — My Brand-New Favorite Author

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I've got a new favorite author. Ann Patchett. Step aside Marilynne Robinson and Annie Dillard, Leo Tolstoy and Richard Ford. … [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...]

Women’s National Book Association — A Fun Place to Meet Writers

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The San Francisco chapter of the Women's National Book Association has published a very nice interview with me in their … [Read more...]

Going Mobile Friendly — A Jazzy New Look Is Under Construction

By Barbara Falconer Newhall For the time being this will be a website under construction. We're rebuilding it to be mobile friendly. And none too … [Read more...]

Kudos for Wrestling with God — The Author Shamelessly Keeps Score

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Just so you know, kudos has been raining down on "Wrestling with God" in recent months. I've mentioned in past posts some of … [Read more...]