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Interview with Friends Journal’s Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children’s book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she’s 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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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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Interview with Friends Journal’s 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’s interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal 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.


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The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game

By Nancy Churnin, illustrated by Jez Tuya. Albert Whitman & Company, 2016. 32 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $6.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 5–8. […]

James Foritano attends Cambridge (Mass.) Meeting.


Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews
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Kale Alonzo Williams Jr.

Williams—Kale Alonzo Williams Jr., 90, on January 7, 2016, at home in Boulder, Colo. Kale was born on August 7, […]

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Books May 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviewed books: Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, by Edward Hemingway; Good People Everywhere, by Lynea Gillen, illustrated by Kristina […]

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Mary and William Dyer: Quaker Light and Puritan Ambition in Early New England

By Johan Winsser. Self‐published, 2017. 345 pages (includes appendix and extensive notes). $24.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Mary Dyer’s story as a Quaker […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson lives in Greensboro, N.C., where she is employed as the Quaker librarian and college archivist at Guilford College. She currently serves as clerk of North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative). Her first encounters with Mary Dyer were as a six-year-old sitting on the statue at Earlham College.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Looking at the Stars: Two Quaker Women Astronomers

Each summer when I was a little girl, my grand-mother’s cousin, Marjorie Williams, and her father would visit our family. […]

Marjorie Pickett Xavier is a Friend who grew up in Indiana and graduated from Earlham College. She lives in Hayward, California, and works for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco.


Posted in: April 2001, Features
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Mary Dyer: Courageous Witness and My Foremother

“It’s not fair! My name is Mary Dyer and I’m younger than that girl! I should have been the one […]

Mary Dyer Hubbard is a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Warrington, Pa. The quotations in this article are taken from "Notable Women Ancestors: Women's Biographies (Mary Barrett Dyer)," at http://www.rootsweb.com/~nwa/dyer.html.


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Books January 2014

Reviews, featuring titles from Mark Nepo, Lester Brown, Jill Suzanne Shook, Margery Post Abbott, and Reza Aslan.

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