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A Measure of Light: A Novel

Most readers know Mary Dyer as a martyr for religious freedom, specifically Quaker faith. But few of us know her […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir. She is co-director of Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program.


Posted in: November 2015 Books, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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Never Can I Write of Damascus: When Syria Became Our Home

By Theresa Kubasak and Gabe Huck. Just World Books, 2016. 272 pages. $24.99/paperback. The title of this excellent memoir comes […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, instructor in Brown’s Nonfiction Writing Program, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
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The Doubled Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Women, Sexuality, and Nazi Germany

By Diane Reynolds. Cascade Books, 2016. 449 pages. $53/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, and […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and the co-director of Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program.


Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance

By Iris Graville. Homebound Publications, 2017. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; eBook coming December 2017. This wonderful memoir tells the story of […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and teaches creative nonfiction in Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program.


Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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We Answered with Love: Pacifist Service in World War I

Edited by Nancy Learned Haines. Pleasant Green Books, 2016. 412 pages. $19.95/paperback. In 1917 Mary Peabody and Leslie Hotson were […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting and is the co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at Brown University and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: AFSC Centennial, April 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Silent Voices

Silent Voices: A Family Memoir

By Judith Wright Favor. Pilgrimage Press, 2014. 153 pages. $10.99/paperback. Judith Wright Favor is a former pilot and pastor, now […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, co-director of the Nonfiction Writing Program in Brown University’s English Department, and author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
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By Faith and By Love: Martin and Mabel’s Journey

By Beverly England Williams. Resource Publications, 2014. 177 pages. $23/paperback; $9.99/eBook. The story of Martin and Mabel England is a […]

Beth Taylor is a member of Westerly (R.I.) Meeting, a co-director of Brown University’s Nonfiction Writing Program, and the author of The Plain Language of Love and Loss: A Quaker Memoir.


Posted in: June/July 2015 Books, June/July 2015: Activists vs Mystics vs Pragmatists, Quaker Book Reviews
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