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."

Click to learn more about "Wrestling with God"

The Writing Room: Am I Stuck? Or Am I Just Taking a Little Housekeeping Break?

Writers and Readers: Check out this oldie but goodie from the Writing Room archives . . . and keep me company down below as I wonder, "Am I … [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...]

John Donne — A Love Affair With a Poet Long Dead

By Barbara Falconer Newhall For some reason, I don't read much poetry these days. I think I haven't the patience to work through the words and … [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...]

I Landed a Bit Part in a Real Movie — Thank You, Armistead Maupin

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Yes, it's true. I'll be making a brief appearance in a movie coming out soon. It's a documentary about my old San Francisco … [Read more...]