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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

By Parker J. Palmer. Berrett鈥怟oehler Publishers, 2018. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. I rarely read a book with a highlighter in [鈥

Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book _Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love_ is slated for release in September 2019.


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How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning

By George Lakey. Melville House, 2018. 224 pages. $16.99/paperback; $13.99/eBook (title available December 2018). In June 1934 Quaker biblical scholar [鈥

Steve Chase is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), the manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), and an organizer with the Occupation Free DC anti-police brutality campaign. He is a published author and a regular contributor to ICNC's Minds of the Movement blog.


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Faith and Play: Quaker Stories for Friends Trained in the Godly Play Method (Second Edition)

By the Faith and Play Group, edited by Melinda Wenner Bradley. QuakerPress of FGC, 2017. 140 pages. $20/paperback. How do [鈥

Claire J. Salkowski is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a frequent and active attender at the Quaker meeting in the Northern Neck of Virginia. She worked in both public and private schools before she became founder, teacher, and head of school at Free State Montessori School for 35 years.


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The Inner Guide versus the Inner Critic: The Journey from Judgment to Love

By Christine Wolff. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 448), 2017. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. Christine Wolff, a psychologist using the Diamond Approach, [鈥

Marty Grundy is a member of Wellesley (Mass.) Meeting, New England Yearly Meeting.


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Humanity in the Face of Inhumanity

By Sue Williams. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (number 451), 2018. 34 pages. $7/pamphlet. This refreshing little work introduces us to goodness, [鈥

Rosalie Dance is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a sojourner at Belize City Meeting in Belize.


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SELF鈥恑sh: A Transgender Awakening

By Chloe Schwenke. Red Hen Press, 2018. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. At Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Women鈥檚 Retreat two years ago, [鈥

Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting, and works as assistant to the executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation. She has a master's of fine arts in fiction from the University of Maryland, College Park.


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Treading Water at the Shark Caf茅: A Memoir of the Yugoslav Wars

By Lyndon Back. Open Books Press, 2018. 248 pages. $17.95/paperback; $3.99/eBook. In the early 1990s, Lyndon Back was living in [鈥

Robert Dockhorn is a member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.


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