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Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration

By Greg Berman and Julian Adler. The New Press, 2018. 224 pages. $24.99/hardcover or eBook.

David P. Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world and Holocaust history.

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The Pentecost Paradigm: Ten Strategies for Becoming a Multiracial Congregation

By Jacqueline J. Lewis and John Janka. Westminster John Knox Press, 2018. 114 pages. $13/paperback; $10/eBook.

David Etheridge is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and clerk of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting Working Group on Racism.

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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

By Bill McKibben. Henry Holt and Company, 2019. 304 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (available January 2020); $2.99/eBook.

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Middlebury (Vt.) Meeting. She and Louis Cox live in an all-solar, all-electric home in rural Vermont where they grow most of the vegetables and fruits that they consume year-round. She is the author of Rising to the Challenge: The Transition Movement and People of Faith.

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Losing Earth: A Recent History

By Nathaniel Rich. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 224 pages. $25/hardcover; $11.99/eBook.

Phil Favero is a member of Agate Passage Meeting in Washington State. He is a Montana native, a former member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting, a retired economist, and a longtime supporter of Friends’ work to right our relationship with the natural world.

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Forgotten Occupation: Life in the Syrian Golan after 50 Years of Israeli Occupation

Edited and published by Al‐Marsad Arab Human Rights Centre in Golan Heights, 2018. 144 pages. Free PDF download at golan​-marsad​.org/​p​u​b​l​i​c​a​t​i​ons.

Lauren Brownlee is a member of Bethesda (Md.) Meeting and is a member of the Quaker Palestine Israel Network.

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The Tiny Journalist

By Naomi Shihab Nye. BOA Editions, Ltd., 2019. 128 pages. $24/hardcover; $17/paperback; $9.99/eBook.

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009.

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What Is Justice?: A Personal Exploration

By Bill Denham. Fernwood Press, 2019. 70 pages. $14/paperback.

Tom Paxson, a retired philosophy professor, is a member of Kendal Meeting in Kennett Square, Pa.

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Thomas Marvin Applegate

Applegate—Thomas Marvin Applegate, 82, on October 31, 2018, peacefully, in Dayton, Ohio, with family and a few Dayton Friends present, […]

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Robert C. Atchley

Atchley—Robert C. Atchley, 79, on November 13, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Bob was born on September 18, 1939, in San […]

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