Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 6, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Southern Festival of Books Special: Brad Watson, Miss Jane

My couples book club recently enjoyed a heated discussion about Brad Watson’s new novel, Miss Jane, longlisted for the National Book Award.  I think I might have said some provocative things.  (Can I blame it on the jet lag?  Or was I just being contrary?)       Miss Jane is the heavily fictionalized story of the author’s great aunt, who lived in rural Mississippi at a …

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