Barbara Bamberger Scott is a writer (primarily a book reviewer) and singer who has authored a book about her years as a carnie (With It: A Year on the Carnival Trail, Behler Publications) and another about a religious conversion among a group of psychedelic hippies (Golden Thread, Meher Mownavani Press). She runs the website A Woman's Write, featuring competitions for aspiring female writers. In an earlier incarnation she lived overseas from Kenya to Botswana to Spain to Sweden to London, and has recorded song projects with Peggy Seeger and Ewan MacColl, and Tom Paley. As part of the Scott Family Band she sings Carter/Louvin style duets with her stepson (The Great Divide, Patuxent Records). She lives in Mount Airy (the fictional "Mayberry"), North Carolina, a heart center of oldtime/bluegrass music, and works as an administrator in a day program for adults with mental retardation.

Reviews by Barbara include:

Hugh Morrison
Under a Texas Skye

John Jacob Niles
The Ballads

Jonathan Aitken
John Newton: From Disgrace to Amazing Grace

Alan Alda
Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

Kevin Begos, Daniel Deaver, John Railey & Scott Sexton
Against Their Will: North Carolina's Sterilization Program & the Campaign for Reparations

Olof A. Eriksen
Memoirs of an Immigrant

Bea Gold
Tell Me a Story: Stories from a Childhood in Old New York

Mark Hudson
Fire Management in the American West

Pamela K. Kinney
Haunted Richmond

Ursula K. Le Guin

Mike Sager
Revenge of the Donut Boys: True Stories of Lust, Fame, Survival & Multiple Personality

Roni Stoneman, with Ellen Wright
Pressing On

Gary R. Varner
Creatures in the Mist: Little People, Wild Men & Spirit Beings Around the World

Jerry Lee Lewis: Greatest Live Performances of the '50s, '60s & '70s