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War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar and Peace Writing

Edited by Lawrence Rosenwald. The Library of America, 2016. 850 pages. $40/hardcover; $17.99/eBook. This is an ambitious book, and it […]

J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War and continues to work with members in the military who seek CO discharge.

Posted in: June/July 2017 Books, June/July 2017: Reimagining the Quaker Ecosystem
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Books March 2015

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Books March 2014

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Books December 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviews of children’s books.

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Review: Hope and History: Why We Must Share the Story of the Movement

September 2011 book review of Hope and History by the late Vincent Harding.

Lincoln Alpern is a member of Scarsdale (N.Y.) Meeting and also attends Yellow Springs (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews
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Dark Money

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

By Jane Mayer. Doubleday, 2016. 425 pages. $29.95/hardcover; $17/paperback; $14.99/eBook. Recently I went to a celebration of one of the […]

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.), an attorney, and the founding director of On the Level, a nonpartisan advocacy organization that promotes campaign finance reform.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000

By Kris Hermes. PM Press, 2015. 336 pages. $22.95/paperback. The author, a legal worker (non‐lawyer) member of the National Lawyers […]

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney member of the National Lawyers Guild, off and on depending on the pressure to support military or violent solutions within the local chapter.

Posted in: 2016, June/July 2016 Books, June/July 2016: Almost Quaker, Quaker Book Reviews, Uncategorized
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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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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2019

From the 2019 FGC Gathering at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

Source: QuakerBooks of FGC

Posted in: Gambling
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60th Anniversary: Books

A look back at 60 years of Quaker reading.

Trevor Johnson is the editorial fellow at Friends Journal through Quaker Voluntary Service’s second year Alumni Fellows program.

Posted in: From the Archives, November 2015: Books and Pop Culture
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