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Interview with Friends Journal’s Assistant Book Review Editor

We talk with the editor of our children’s book reviews.

Eileen Redden is a retired school counselor and teacher, and a member of Camden (Del.) Meeting. More recently she’s been attending a worship group at Cadbury Senior Living in Lewes, Del. She has served as the volunteer assistant book review editor of Friends Journal since 2008. To contact Eileen about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.

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Interview with Friends Journal’s Book Review Editor 

An interview with our Books editor Karie Firoozmand.

Karie Firoozmand is the book review editor and a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run. She has two sons and lives with her husband near Baltimore. Karie’s interests include dance, exercise, history, literature, and travel. She speaks Farsi and has traveled to Iran. Karie joined Friends Journal as the book review editor in June 2011. To contact Karie about becoming a reviewer, email [email protected].

This interview is an extended version of the one that appeared in the print magazine.

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Friends Journal Reviewer Survey

Our volunteer reviewers share some of their all‐time favorite books for Quakers.

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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 Shared Future: Fostering Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality

Edited by Christopher Herbert, Jonathan Spader, Jennifer Molinsky, and Shannon Rieger. Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, 2018. […]

J.E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and an attorney. She has lived in Houston, Tex., where there is no zoning, and Washington, D.C., where there is lots of zoning, and has yet to be convinced that zoning is a good thing.

Posted in: Drugs, January 2020 Book Reviews, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books September 2014

Book reviews.

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Quaker Bestsellers 2015

From the 2015 FGC Gathering in Cullowhee, North Carolina 1. A Sustainable Life: Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal […]

The hottest books at the 2015 FGC Gathering bookstore

Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living, Quaker Book Reviews
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First Day Stories

FJ Review: “First Day Stories is a perfect lesson starter for First‐day schools and an important book to have in every Quaker […]

Emilie Gay is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Quaker Bestsellers 2016

The top ten best‐selling books from the 2016 FGC Gathering.

Posted in: September 2016
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What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars

By David Wood. Little, Brown and Company, 2016. 291 pages. $28/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. “War is Hell.” —General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1879 […]

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 longer as part of the GI Rights Hotline. She participated as a vetting attorney of military members testifying at the Winter Soldier event organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War in 2008.

Posted in: September 2017, September 2017 Books
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