Atheist convert Leah Libresco is well-known for her sharp mind, dogged curiosity, and fresh perspective on faith. Arriving at Amen puts those gifts on full display. Her reflections on prayer and the spiritual journey are brilliant, unique, and utterly refreshing. With this book, Leah hasn’t just arrived at Amen; she’s arrived as one of the premier young Catholic writers today.
Author of The Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World
Direct, uncluttered, and full of spiritual insight, Leah Libresco has written a singularly helpful book for anyone seeking a deeper and richer and more reflective life of faith.
Editor, First Things
Reading Leah Libresco’s book is like being taken on a tour of your home town by a brilliant, quirky guide who helps you see everything anew. Arriving at Amen is a delightfully refreshing read that will help any Catholic see the Faith through new eyes.
Author of Something Other than God
Leah Libresco’s account of her journey of faith is a wonderful gift. Whether its music or math, dancing or pottery, she uses personal experiences to show us how to develop a daily life of ever-deepening prayer. This book is a delight to read.
Author of Rome Sweet Home and The Lamb’s Supper
Arriving at Amen is a wonderful and lucid preaching in geek tongues—a vivid journey through and toward Catholic faith guided by musicals, topology, Kant, mellified mummies, friends, and the Year’s Best SF.
Author of Three Parts Dead, Two Serpents Rise, and Full Fathom Five