, 23 award-winning and bestselling authors provide thought-provoking, multifaceted personal essays that illustrate their own explorations and struggles with the big questions. Bestselling author Anne Perry writes about the deeply spiritual faith that has embraced and sustained her through life, while Malachy McCourt puts forth a heated, anti-religion rant. Pam Houston delivers her signature wit and irony, and Tamim Ansary beautifully captures how his Islamic roots led him to the secular mysticism he professes today. Full list of contributing authors: Anne Perry, Caroline Leavitt, Frank Dabba Smith, Beverly Donofrio, Malachy McCourt, Pam Houston, Aviva Layton, Christine O'Hagan, David Corbett, Tamim Ansary, Amy Ferris, Sylvie Simmons, David Misch, Mara Purl, Barbara Graham, Barbara Abercrombie, Amanda Enayati, Susana Franck, Bonnie Garvin, Dianne Rinehart, Lee Chamberlin, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Carrie Kabak.
Published: February 24, 2015
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches