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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Kirkus Reviews ‘Wrestling with God’ This Month

Cover of the Sept. 1, 2016, Kirkus Review, which contains a review of "Wrestling with God" by Barbara Falconer Newhall

Kirkus reviews ‘Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith” in its print edition this month. Read more.

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My Goodreads Book Giveaway Starts Tomorrow

Goodreads book giveaway. Easy chair and bookcases at Book Passage bookstore, Corte Madera. Photo by Barbara Newhall

A Goodreads book giveaway for “Wrestling with God” starts June 24 — to celebrate the awards that “Wrestling with God” has won. Read more.

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Write Another Book? I Dunno . . .

The Bay Area Book Festival was held June 4 & 5, 2016 in Berkeley, California. Rob Bell signed copies of his "How to Be Here." He talked about -- write another book? Photo by Barbara Newhall

Write another book? I don’t mind the writing. What’s giving me pause is the grueling, humiliating work of promoting the darned thing once I’ve written it. Author Rob Bell had some advice. Read more.

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From the Eric Hoffer Book Award — More Kudos for ‘Wrestling with God’

The Eric Hoffer Book Award is in honor of American working class philosopher Eric Hoffer

“Wrestling with God” is a finalist in an international competition named for the American longshoreman-philosopher Eric Hoffer. Read more.

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My IPPY Gold Book Award — Celebrating High Above Chicago

Veda Stamps ("Flexible Wings," IMO Books), barbara Newhall ("Wrestling with God"), Laura A. Ackley ("San Francisco's Jewel City," Heyday), Aleta George ("Ina CoolBrith," Shifting Plates Press) at IPPY awards 2016. Photo by Jon Newhall

I went to Chicago to collect an IPPY gold book award for “Wrestling with God” — and celebrate with other winning authors. Read more.

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Orinda Books to Host Local Authors — Including Me — on Saturday

Maria, the proprietor of Orinda Books, CA, and author Barbara Falconer Newhall. Photo by Jon Newhall

Join me at Orinda Books’ first Local Author Festival on Saturday, April 23. Refreshments! Books! Authors! Read more.

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