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The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement

Edited by Kar铆n Aguilar鈥怱an Juan and Frank Joyce. Just World Books, 2015. 268 pages. $23.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. On June 5, 1969, [鈥

Richard Taylor is a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., and is active in the meeting鈥檚 task force on ending mass incarceration. Dick is also developing a website designed to encourage Christian preachers to avoid anti-Judaism in their sermons and in the church鈥檚 readings from the New Testament.


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In Our Power: U.S. Students Organize for Justice in Palestine

By Nora Barrows鈥怓riedman. Just World Books, 2014. 274 pages. $20.99/paperback; $9.99/eBook. My political education about Palestine began through my friends, [鈥

Hina Fathima worked as an editorial assistant at Friends Journal in 2014. She graduated in 2015 from Haverford College, where she studied political science. She is interested in journalism and currently lives and works in Philadelphia as a freelance photographer.


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Fighting Fascism and Surviving Buchenwald: The Life and Memoir of Hans Bergas

By Bension Varon. Xlibris, 2015. 196 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $19.99/paperback; $3.99/eBook. Hans Bergas was a high official in the Ministry of [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. He facilitates small-group meetings of high school students with Holocaust survivors for the annual Youth Symposium on the Holocaust.


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Experiences: Life at a Continuing Care Retirement Community

By Residents of Kendal at Longwood. Peggy and Allan Brick Publishers, 2015. 167 pages. $12/paperback. Alan Walker鈥檚 essay 鈥淨uakers and [鈥

Peter Bien is a member of Hanover (N.H.) Meeting. He is also a member of the founding committee of Kendal at Hanover; former clerk of Kendal at Hanover鈥檚 board of trustees; former president of its Residents Council; and professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at Dartmouth College.


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The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path

By Ethan Nichtern. North Point Press, 2015. 288 pages. $25/hardcover; $16/paperback; $11.99/eBook. Ethan Nichtern comes from deeply planted Buddhist roots. [鈥

Valerie Brown has practiced Buddhism in the Plum Village tradition since 1995. She was ordained as a member of Tiep Hien (Order of Interbeing) in 2003 by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Her latest book is The Mindful School Leader. She is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and principal of Lead Smart Coaching.


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This Changes Everything

Directed by Avi Lewis, written and narrated by Naomi Klein. Klein Lewis Productions, 2015. 89 minutes. $9.99 to buy or [鈥

Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and of Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Unity with Nature Committee.


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Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself

By Julie Barton. Think Piece, 2015. 221 pages. $14.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. It鈥檚 hard to prioritize whom to recommend this book to: [鈥

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Godless: Living a Valuable Life Beyond Beliefs

By Jeff Rasley. Midsummer Books, 2014. 280 pages. $12.95/paperback; $4.45/eBook. Although its title sounds confrontational, Godless is about freedom from [鈥

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Jack Jones, a True Friend to China: The Lost Writings of a Heroic Nobody

Collected and edited by Andrew Hicks. Earnshaw Books, 2015. 370 pages. $50/paperback. This is an expensive book, and it鈥檚 obvious [鈥

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Voices from a Trunk: The Lost Lives of the Quaker Eddisons, 1805鈥1867

By Sara Woodall. Blackthorn Press, 2014. 260 pages. $9.99/eBook. UPDATE, August 2016: Voices from a Trunk is now available in [鈥

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