By Anne Lamott. Riverhead Books, 2017. 176 pages. $20/hardcover; $22/paperback; $10.99/eBook. “I’m not sure I even recognize the ever‐presence of […]
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Carl Blumenthal attends Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2017, September 2017 Books
By Michael Gellert. Prometheus Books, 2018. 286 pages. $26/hardcover; $11.99/eBook. As a Conservative Jew—the muddled middle between Reform and Orthodox—I […]
Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and retired as an arts critic from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Posted in: Meetings and Money, October 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward
By Elizabeth Ford. Regan Arts, 2017. 247 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $14.99/eBook. How many of us could survive one day in […]
Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and a reporter on mental healthcare.
Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
By David P. Leong, IVP Books, 2017. 208 pages. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. I couldn’t put down David Leong’s guide because it […]
Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: January 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Lifestyles
By Margaret Fisher. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 440), 2016. 32 pages. $7/pamphlet. A physician, organic gardener, and member of Baltimore […]
Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting. He was a culture critic at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle for 20 years. Food was one of his beats.
Posted in: February 2017, February 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
Fox Hut by Cameron McWhirter
Surprised by Joy by Kat Griffith
Bearing False Witness by Andrew Huff
Paying as Led by Molly Wingate
Eleven Steps toward an Enduring World by Robert Dockhorn
Asylum Seekers Need Action, Not Apathy by Janice Pulliam
Why I Got Arrested at the Border by Lucy Duncan
Court Watch by Helen Fox