The Yellow Leaves

The Yellow LeavesReflecting upon his long life as a writer, Buechner contemplates transcendence and the presence of the divine in the midst of the commonplace activities of daily life.

“Before there was Rob Bell, Anne Lamott and Brian McLaren, there was—and still is—Frederick Buechner. Frederick Buechner was—and remains—a pioneer in spiritual memoir.”–David Crumm, Editor of

“This book is cause for rejoicing. Buechner’s remarkable way with words continues. From presidents to teachers, from famous folk to family, Buechner’s subjects become poignant portraits that bespeak his artful attentiveness. Ranging from memoir to short story, from book review to poetry, this book will be good company for longtime Buechner readers and a revelation to those just arriving.”–W. Dale Brown