Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all-time favorite books for Quakers.
Reviewed by Catherine Wald in Friends Journal
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By Jane Elkington Wohl. Fithian Press, 2016. 76 pages. $14/paperback. This book is aptly titled. The author, a member of […]
Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
Edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman. HarperCollins, 2017. 434 pages. $16.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. This is a book I came to […]
Catherine Wald is a poet, author, and teacher who attends Sing Sing Worship Group at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, N.Y.
Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
By Errol Hess. Wetknee Books, 2015. 69 pages. $5.99/paperback. Hunting Pennies reminded me of going for a dip in a […]
Catherine Wald is a poet and author of Distant, Burned-out Stars. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews
By Laura Apol. Michigan State University Press, 2015. 101 pages. $19.95/paperback; $15.95/eBook. Requiem, Rwanda was a revelation for me: […]
Catherine Wald is a poet and freelance writer whose first chapbook, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2011. She is a member of Amawalk (N.Y.) Meeting.
Posted in: January 2016 Books, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process, Quaker Book Reviews
By Robin Becker. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. 65 pages. $15.95/paperback; $10.99/eBook. Like the elegant Costa Rican wading bird of […]
Catherine Wald attends Friends meetings in Westchester County, N.Y. A chapbook of her poetry, Distant, Burned-out Stars, was published in 2011 by Finishing Line Press. Her poems have also been published in numerous journals.
Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2015 Books, September 2015: Reproduction and Family Planning, Uncategorized
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