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Friends Journal is made for readers, learners, and seekers. The Books column aims to introduce our readers to all manner of media relevant to the Quaker experience. Every issue is packed with insightful and honest reviews of books of interest to Friends, including the occasional music album, film, or game.

The Man Who Quit Money: Interview with Book Club Author

Over a decade ago, a man named Daniel Suelo decided to live without money. He had wrestled under its tyranny […]

Mark Sundeen has been named “one of America’s most innovative writers of literary nonfiction” and was born in Harbor City, California, in 1970. His nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, and the Believer. His other books are Car Camping (HarperCollins, 2000) and The Making of Toro (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and he co-authored North By Northwestern (St. Martin’s, 2010), which was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He has taught fiction and nonfiction at the MFA creative writing programs at the University of New Mexico and Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in Montana and Utah.

Jana Llewellyn is associate editor at Friends Journal. 

Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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More Money, More Problems

Or so the saying goes. In our next Friends Journal book club installment, we’ll talk about the effect of money […]

Jana Llewellyn is the associate editor of Friends Journal.

Posted in: Book Club, October 2012: Wall Street, Main Street, and Meetinghouse Road, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books

Books from Ellen Michaud, Sara Maitland, Jeff Dietrich, Sterling Olmstead, Milke Heller, and Ruth Olmstead and Patience Schenck.

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June/July Books 2012

A Lively Faith: Reflections on Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative) By Callie Marsh. FGC QuakerPress, 2011. 102 pages. $14.95/paperback. Reviewed […]

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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. […]

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A Young Friend’s Bookshelf: May 2012

Prayers for All Seasons             By Sophie Piper. Illustrated by Elena Temporin. Lion UK, 2011. 64 […]

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Timeless Quaker Wisdom

Review: Timeless Quaker Wisdom In Plainsong

Selected, set to music, and recorded by Paulette Meier. Quaker Press of FGC, 2010. 37 minutes. $16.00/CD. The cover of […]

William Shetter was a member of Radnor (Pa.) Meeting in the early ’60s and has been an active member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting for more than 40 years.

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