"Ruth Forman's wisdom, humor and grace brighten every page of Prayers Like Shoes.
... I heard her beautiful voice on every page."
— Carolyn Forche
"Ruth Forman's Prayers Like Shoes is a book you will carry with you for life, give to people you love, and turn to in times of joy and sadness. Her words are as natural as grass and air, and the stories they tell will travel from the page to your heart."
— Gloria Steinem
"In Prayers Like Shoes the brilliant Ruth Forman has topped herself. This is what Forman does best: brings us to the heart of all that matters and introduces us to ourselves."
— Junot Diaz
" ... Her new body of work is vivid, immediate, available, consoling, and tender. It is arriving on schedule for the new America.."
— Peter Sellars