Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

November 14, 2019
by jenniferpuryear

History Informs the Future: Six Not To Miss in Nashville

Nashville hosts a week of remarkable authors beginning tonight. I thought you might like a gentle reminder, Bacon friends!

Thursday night, 11/14, 6:30 pm: Portrait artist Michael Shane Neal at Parnassus (“Portrait Painting: My Point of View”).



Friday night, 11/15, 6:30 pm: Novelist and poet Erica Wright at Parnassus (“Famous in Cedarville”).




Saturday morning, 11/16, 11:00 a.m., Historians Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomas at Hume Fogg (co-authors, “The Wise Men”).

Monday night, 11/18, 6:30 p.m.: Ambassador Nikki Haley at Woodmont Christian Church (“With All Due Respect: Defending America with Grit and Grace.”)

Thursday night, 11/21, 6:30 p.m.: Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Vanderbilt (Chancellor’s Lecture – “Writer, Thinker, Feminist: Vignettes from Life”).

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Today I’m lucky to share with you part of an essay written by Erica Wright about growing up in small town Tennessee and how watching movies affected her writing.

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