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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children鈥檚 book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she鈥檚 been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.

Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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Interview with Friends Journal鈥檚 Book Review Editor 

An interview with our Books editor Karie Firoozmand.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor and a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run. She has two sons and lives with her husband near Baltimore. Karie鈥檚 interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal聽as the book review editor in June 2011. To contact Karie about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.

Posted in: Interviews, Quaker Libraries
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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all鈥恡ime favorite books for Quakers.

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Book Reviews: May 2012

Peace on Earth: Poems and Prayers for Peace By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri. Lion UK, 2011. 48 pages. $9.99/Hardcover. [鈥

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Books September 2014

Book reviews.

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Quaker Bestsellers 2015

From the 2015 FGC Gathering in Cullowhee, North Carolina 1. A Sustainable Life: Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal [鈥

The hottest books at the 2015 FGC Gathering bookstore

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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First Day Stories

FJ Review: 鈥淔irst Day Stories is a perfect lesson starter for First鈥恉ay schools and an important book to have in every Quaker [鈥

Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Bestsellers 2016

The top ten best鈥恠elling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.

Posted in: September 2016
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What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars

By David Wood. Little, Brown and Company, 2016. 291 pages. $28/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. 鈥淲ar is Hell.鈥 鈥擥eneral William Tecumseh Sherman, 1879 [鈥

J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and, as an attorney, a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War and longer as part of the GI Rights Hotline. She participated as a vetting attorney of military members testifying at the Winter Soldier event organized by聽Iraq Veterans Against the War in 2008.

Posted in: September 2017, September 2017 Books
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War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar and Peace Writing

Edited by Lawrence Rosenwald. The Library of America, 2016. 850 pages. $40/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. This is an ambitious book, and it [鈥

J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War and continues to work with members in the military who seek CO discharge.

Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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