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 Bay Area Book Festival — My Idea of a Good Time

The Bay Area Book Festival was held June 4 & 5, 2016 in the streets and indoor venues of downtown Berkeley, California. The Lacuna sculpture garden and book giveaway.

If you are up and at ’em this fine Sunday morning, it’s not to late to head on over to downtown Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Festival. Treat yourself to 300 authors, 230 exhibitors and 150 programs. Read more.

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BookExpo America: Dog Books, Funny Books, Holy Books, Swag

The exhibit hall of Book Expo America 2016 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Barbara Newhall

BookExpo America — the trade show where a Buddhist nun, a bald satirist, and a 136-pound Newfoundland dog were equally at home. Read more.

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Crime Novelist David Corbett: Acting Taught Him How to Write Scenes

Cover of David Corbett's book "The Art of Character."

What’s the best way to master the art of scene writing? By acting out scenes by the playwriting biggies. That’s the advice of writer David Corbett. Read more.

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Goodreads Giveaway Results: Wow. A Lot of People Want a Copy of “Wrestling with God”

Barbara Falconer Newhall, author of "Wrestling with God," is shown with a copy of her book. 2015. Newhall is offering free copies of her book through the Goodreads Giveaway program. Photo by Barbara Newhall

Wow. Success. A total of 685 people clicked “Enter” to win a copy of “Wrestling with God” during this week’s Goodreads Giveaway. Read more.

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Atticus Finch — Meet Mother Emanuel

My copy of "Go Set a Watchman" on the counter of my local bookstore. Atticus Finch story. Photo by Barbara Newhall

“Go Set a Watchman” didn’t have a craft problem. It had a theme problem – in the character of a bigoted Atticus Finch. Read more.

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