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The Man Who Quit Money: Interview with Book Club Author

Over a decade ago, a man named Daniel Suelo decided to live without money. He had wrestled under its tyranny […]

Mark Sundeen has been named “one of America’s most innovative writers of literary nonfiction” and was born in Harbor City, California, in 1970. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, and the Believer. His other books are Car Camping (HarperCollins, 2000) and The Making of Toro (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and he co-authored North By Northwestern (St. Martin’s, 2010), which was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He has taught fiction and nonfiction at the MFA creative writing programs at the University of New Mexico and Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in Montana and Utah.

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal. 


Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Introducing the Friends Journal Online Book Club

Introducing the Friends Journal Online Book Club

You’re invited to join the Friends Journal Online Book Club! The Friends Journal editorial team loves to read, and we know […]

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Understanding The Man Who Quit Money

Right around the time I started reading The Man Who Quit Money, I was obsessed with buying shoes. I had […]

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal.


Posted in: Book Club, Quaker Book Reviews, September 2012
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More Money, More Problems

Or so the saying goes. In our next Friends Journal book club installment, we’ll talk about the effect of money […]

Jana Llewellyn is the associate editor of Friends Journal.


Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Pretending to Be What You’re Not

Are you ever surprised when your perception of people is completely different from the way they see themselves? That there […]

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Exploring What It Means to Be Quiet

(A Friends Journal Book Club Installment) Do you like quiet? If so, you’re not alone. You may have thought you […]

Jana Llewellyn, your host, is associate editor of Friends Journal


Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Book Club
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A Fundamentalist’s Journey Toward Simplicity

Daniel Suelo, now widely known as “the man who quit money,” had a long, sometimes frustrating spiritual journey toward understanding […]

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