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...]

‘Dog Medicine’ — A Dog-Lover’s Journey From Depression to Health

By Barbara Falconer Newhall “I hope you’ll see yourself in this book,” Julie Barton writes in the prologue to her new memoir “Dog Medicine.” No, I … [Read more...]

Jeff Greenwald and Kevin Griffin — A Funny Buddhist and a Happy One

Jeff Greenwald read from his book at Book Passage bookstore in Corte Madera By Barbara Falconer Newhall One of the nice things about being a writer is … [Read more...]

How to Tell if You’re a Writer

"A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people."  -- Thomas Mann … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: George Leonard and the Tao of Writing

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I've thought of George Leonard often over the years. And when I read in the New York Times last month that he had died on … [Read more...]