From a Reader: thoughts on Gather at the Table

Posted October 2nd, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

As the paperback version of Gather at the Table is released this month (due out from Beacon Press on October 15), we want to share the following message that was recently sent to Sharon and me by Helen Nadler. A friend to us both, a distant cousin to Tom, Helen opened her Rhode Island home […]

Gather at the Table called “brave and compelling” in new YES! Magazine review

Posted August 23rd, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

As we prepare for the October 15 release of the paperback edition of Gather at the Table, we were thrilled to learn that our book was to be reviewed in the Fall edition of YES! Magazine. Not only does the reviewer, Lisa Gale Garrigues, call GATT “brave and compelling, she writes: “The engaging and sometimes […]

“Gather at the Table is a book for all of us”

Posted January 13th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

“I had to close this book frequently due to an eerie unease and a desire to deny. I stomped into the kitchen to make a cup of coffee and later stomped back for tea. But the book is just as intriguing and captivating as it is unsettling, so I headed back into the pages until […]

First review of Gather at the Table: “a great introduction to a shared past that ought to be better known”

Posted August 1st, 2012 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

The first review of Gather at the Table was published today in Kirkus Reviews magazine. Kirkus has been “an authoritative voice in book discovery” since 1933; reviewing “the most notable books being published” before they are released. Kirkus Reviews describe themselves as “The World’s Toughest Book Critics.” Consequently, we are excited to share their very […]


Posted July 15th, 2012 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

In a world plagued by violence, barbarity and war, it is hard to conceive of ever living in peace. Yet, that is a dream cherished by the three women who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize: Leymah Gbowee, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakel Karman. All are crusaders who fight for peace against seemingly insurmountable odds. Of […]