Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

Index by Author

A - A

Mark Adams Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time (Guest Post)

Chimamandah Ngozi Adichie Americanah (Bacon Review)

Michelle Alexander The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Guest Post)

Monica Ali Brick Lane (Bacon Review)

Galadrielle Allman Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman (Guest Post)

Aziz Ansari Modern Romance (Guest Post)

David Arnold Mosquitoland (Bacon Review)

Jami Attenberg All Grown Up (Bacon Review)

Margaret Atwood The Heart Goes Last (Bacon Review)

Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice (Guest Post)

B - B

Julia Baird Victoria the Queen: An Intimate Biography of The Woman Who Ruled an Empire (Guest Post)

Kim Barker The Taliban Shuffle (Bacon Review)

Kim Barker The Taliban Shuffle (Bacon Review)

Susan Barker The Incarnations (Guest Post)

Julian Barnes Flaubert's Parrot (Bacon Review)

Ishmael Beah Radiance of Tomorrow (Bacon Review)

Melanie Benjamin The Swans of Fifth Avenue (Bacon Review)

Henry Beston The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod (Guest Post)

Benjamin Black Quirke novels (Guest Post)

Judy Blume In the Unlikely Event (Bacon Review)

Sean Brock Heritage (Guest Post)

David Brooks The Road to Character (Bacon Review)

Brene Brown Rising Strong (Bacon Review)

Daniel James Brown The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Guest Post)

Eli Brown Cinnamon and Gunpowder (Bacon Review)

Jessie Burton The Miniaturist (Bacon Review)

C - C

Claire Cameron The Bear (Bacon Review)

Elizabeth Carden The Pearl of Blenheim (Guest Post)

George Cassidy Come Together: The Business Wisdom of the Beatles (Bacon Review)

Michael Chabon Moonglow (Bacon Review)

Emma Chapman How to be a Good Wife (Bacon Review)

Marshall Chapman Goodbye, Little Rock and Roller (Bacon Review)

Chris Cleave Everyone Brave is Forgiven (Styleblueprint Review)

Jennifer Clement Prayers for the Stolen (Guest Post)

Jennifer Clement Prayers for the Stolen (Styleblueprint Review)

Emma Cline The Girls (StyleBlueprint Review)

Heather Cocks The Royal We (Bacon Review)

Teju Cole Every Day is for The Thief (Bacon Review)

Derrick Coleman, Jr. No Excuses: Growing Up Deaf and Achieving My Super Bowl Dreams (Bacon Review)

Billy Collins The Rain in Portugal: Poems (Bacon Review)

Billy Collins Aimless Love (Bacon Review)

Douglas Coupland Worst.Person.Ever (Bacon Review)

Richard Courtney Come Together: The Business Wisdom of the Beatles (Bacon Review)

Amy Cuddy Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges (Guest Post)

Emily Culliton The Misfortune of Marion Palm (Bacon Review)

Rachel Cusk Transit (Bacon Review)

D - D

Sonali Deranyigala Wave (Bacon Review)

Vanessa Diffenbaugh The Language of Flowers (Guest Post)

Vanessa Diffenbaugh We Never Asked for Wings (Guest Post)

Anthony Doerr All The Light We Cannot See (Styleblueprint Review)

Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See (Guest Post)

Emma Donoghue Frog Music (Bacon Review)

Alain deBotton The Art of Travel (StyleBlueprint Review)

Alain deBotton The News: A User's Manual (Bacon Review)

E - E

David Eagleman Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives (Bacon Review)

David Eagleman Sum (Bacon Review)

David Eagleman Sum (Bacon Review)

Tony Earley Jim the Boy (Bacon Review)

Tony Earley Mr. Tall (Guest Post)

William Easterly The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor (Guest Post)

Helen Ellis American Housewife: Stories (Bacon Review)

James Ellroy My Dark Places (Guest Post)

Jill Alexander Essbaum Hausfrau (Bacon Review)

Jonathan Evison This is Your Life, Harriet Chance! (Bacon Review)

Jonathan Evison This is Your Life, Harriet Chance! (Bacon Review)

F - F

Michel Faber The Book of Strange New Things (Bacon Review)

John A. Farrell Richard Nixon: The Life (Bacon Review)

Joshua Max Feldman The Book of Jonah (Bacon Review)

Elena Ferrante My Brilliant Friend (Guest Post)

Joshua Ferris To Rise Again at a Decent Hour (Bacon Review)

Michael Finkel The Stranger in the Woods (Bacon Review)

William Finnegan Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life (Bacon Review)

Carrie Fisher The Princess Diarist (Bacon Review)

Carrie Fisher The Princess Diarist (Bacon Review)

Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Bacon Review)

Karen Joy Fowler We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (Bacon Review)

Don Freeman Corduroy (Bacon Review)

Alan Furst Midnight in Europe (Guest Post)

G - G

Diana Gabaldon Outlander (Guest Post)

Neil Gaiman Norse Mythology (Guest Post)

Robert Galbraith Career of Evil (Guest Post)

Jane Gardam The Stories of Jane Gardam (Guest Post)

Atul Gawande Being Mortal (Guest Post)

Alice Genova Still Alice (Bacon Review)

Susan Jane Gilman Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven (Guest Post)

Michael Goheen A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story (Guest Post)

Vivian Gornick The Odd Woman and the City (StyleBlueprint Review)

Adam Grant Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy (Guest Post)

Adam Grant Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World (Guest Post)

John Green The Fault in our Stars (Guest Post)

Kristen Green Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County (Bacon review)

Amy Greene Long Man (Styleblueprint Review)

Amy Greene Long Man (Bacon Review)

Amy Greene Long Man (Bacon Review)

Lauren Groff Fates and Furies (Bacon Review)

Lauren Groff Fates and Furies (Bacon Review)

Lev Grossman The Magicians Trilogy (Guest Post)

H - H

Tessa Hadley The Past (Bacon Review)

Jeannette Haien The All of It (Guest Post)

Tarquin Hall Vish Puri Mystery series (Guest Post)

Garth Risk Hallberg City on Fire (Guest Post)

Mohsin Hamid Exit West (Bacon Review)

Jane Hamilton The Excellent Lombards (Styleblueprint Review)

Kristin Hannah The Nightingale (Bacon Review)

Kristin Hannah The Nightingale (Guest Post)

James Hannaham Delicious Foods (Guest Post)

Moss Hart Act One: An Autobiography (Bacon Review)

Kent Haruf Our Souls at Night (Bacon Review)

Terry Hayes I am Pilgrim (Guest Post)

Mark Helprin In Sunlight and In Shadow (Guest Post)

James Heskett The Service Profit Chain (Guest Post)

DuBose Heyward The Country Bunny and The Little Gold Shoes (Bacon Review)

Patricia Highsmith The Talented Mr. Ripley (Guest Post)

Pamela Smith Hill Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Autobiography (Guest Post)

Pamela Smith Hill Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl, The Annotated Autobiography (Styleblueprint Review)

L.S. Hilton Maestra (Styleblueprint Review)

Alice Hoffman The Museum of Extraordinary Things (Bacon Review)

Nancy Horan Under the Wide and Starry Sky (Guest Post)

Sun-mi Hwang The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly (Guest Post)

Chrissie Hynde Reckless: My Life as a Pretender (Guest Post)

I - I

Kazuo Ishiguro The Buried Giant (Bacon Review)

J - J

Tove Jansson The Summer Book (Bacon Review)

Andrew Jarecki The Jinx (Bacon Review)

Julia Claiborne Johnson Be Frank With Me (Bacon Review)

Wendy Jones The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals (Bacon Review)

K - K

Garrison Keillor Good Poems (Bacon Review)

Piper Kerman Orange is the New Black (Bacon Review)

Piper Kerman Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison (Bacon Review)

Harrison Scott Key The World's Largest Man (Bacon Review)

Harrison Scott Key The World's Largest Man (Bacon Review)

Sue Monk Kidd The Invention of Wings (Guest Post)

Lily King Euphoria (Bacon Review)

Lily King Euphoria (Bacon Review)

Barbara Kingsolver Poisonwood Bible (Guest Post)

Stephen Kinzer The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War (Guest Post)

Phil Klay Redeployment (Guest Post)

Herman Koch The Dinner (Guest Post)

Herman Koch Summer House with Swimming Pool (Styleblueprint Review)

Yohannan Kohle Claire McCardell: Redefining Modernism (Guest Post)

Marie Kondo The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (Bacon Review)

Marie Kondo The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (Guest Post)

Hoda Kotb Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way (Bacon Review)

Rachel Kushner The Flamethrowers (Bacon Review)

L - L

Catherine Lacey Nobody is Ever Missing (Guest Post)

Dalai Lama The Book of Joy (Guest Post)

Anne Lamott Stitches (Bacon Review)

Michelle Latiolais She (Bacon Review)

Ariel Lawhon The Wife, The Maid, and The Mistress (Styleblueprint Review)

Jenny Lawson Furiously Happy (Bacon Review)

Holly LeCraw The Half Brother (Bacon Review)

Linda Leaming A Field Guide to Happiness: What I Learned in Bhutan about Living, Loving, and Waking Up (Bacon Review)

Edward Lear The Jumblies (Bacon Review)

Chang-Rae Lee On Such a Full Sea (Bacon Review)

Chang-Rae Lee On Such a Full Sea (Styleblueprint Review)

Harper Lee Go Set A Watchman (Guest Post)

Dennis Lehane Since We Fell (Bacon Review)

Korby Lenker Medium Hero and Other Stories (Bacon Review)

Edan Lepucki California (Book Review)

Atticus Lish Preparation for the Next Life (Bacon Review)

Gordon Livingston Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now (Bacon Review)

Prince Rupert Loewenstein A Prince Among Stones: That Business with The Rolling Stones and Other Adventures (Guest Post)

Sandra Tsing Loh The Madwoman in the Volvo (Bacon Review)

Elaine Lui Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When a Mother Knows Best, What's a Daughter to Do (A Memoir, Sort-of) (Styleblueprint Review)

Robert Lupton Toxic Charity (Guest Post)

M - M

Ben Macintyre A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal (Guest Post)

William J. Mann Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood (Guest Post)

Mark Manson The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (Bacon Review)

Hilary Mantel The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher (Bacon Review)

Andrew Maraniss Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South (Bacon Review)

Andrew Maraniss Strong Inside: The Collision of Race and Sports in the South (Bacon Review)

Beryl Markham West with the Night (Bacon Review)

Tim Marshall Prisoners of Geography (Bacon Review)

Farrell Mason The Pocket Cathedral: A Collection of Prayers (Bacon Review)

Farrell Mason The Angel and the Raven (Bacon Review)

Paula McClain Circling the Sun (Bacon Review)

Sarah McCoy The Mapmaker's Children (Bacon Review)

Elizabeth McCracken Thunderstruck (Bacon Review)

Alice McDermott Someone (Bacon Review)

Katie McDougall The Color Wheel (Guest Post)

Ian McEwan The Children Act (Guest Post)

Jon Meacham Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush (Guest Post)

Ved Mehta Vedi (Guest Post)

Danny Meyer Setting the Table (Guest Post)

Mary Miller The Last Days of California (Bacon Review)

Sarah Miller Caroline: Little House, Revisited (Bacon Review)

Lydia Millet Mermaids in Paradise (Bacon Review)

Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance (Guest Post)

Kate Moore The Radium Girls (Bacon Review)

Roger Moore Jane Austen and the Reformation: Remembering the Sacred Landscape (Bacon Review)

Jessica Morgan The Royal We (Bacon Review)

JoJo Moyes One Plus One (Styleblueprint Review)

Jojo Moyes Me Before You (Guest Post)

Alice Munro Family Furnishings (Guest Post)

N - N

Cal Newport So Good They Can't Ignore You (Guest Post)

David Nicholls Us (Bacon Review)

Nigel Nicholson Portrait of a Marriage (Guest Post)

Janice Nimura Daughters of the Samurai (Guest Post)

Nancy Nolf Claire McCardell: Redefining Modernism (Guest Post)

B.J. Novak One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories (Styleblueprint Review)

B.J. Novak One More Thing: Stories and More Stories (Guest Post)

O - O

Chigozie Obioma The Fishermen (StyleBlueprint Review)

Jenny Offill Department of Speculation (Bacon Review)

Yoko Ogawa The Housekeeper and the Professor (Bacon Review)

Mary Oliver Dog Songs (Bacon Review)

Ruth Ozeki A Tale for the Time Being (Guest Post)

P - P

R.J. Palacio Wonder (Guest Post)

Amanda Palmer The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help (Bacon Review)

Ann Patchett This is the Story of a Happy Marriage (Bacon Review)

Ann Patchett Commonwealth (Chapter16 review)

Ann Patchett This is the Story of a Happy Marriage (Bacon Review)

Laline Paull The Bees (Bacon Review)

Lydia Peelle The Midnight Cool (Bacon Review)

Louise Penny Chief Inspector Gamache novels (Guest Post)

Sarah Perry The Essex Serpent (Bacon Review)

Marisha Pessl Special Topics in Calamity Physics (Guest Post)

David Pietrusza 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents (Guest Post)

Francine Prose Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern (Guest Post)

Francine Prose Mister Monkey (Bacon Review)

Marcel Proust Swann's Way (Guest Post)

Bruce Pulver Above the Chatter, Our Words Matter (Bacon Review)

Barbara Pym Quartet in Autumn (Guest Post)

Q - Q

R - R

Ruth Reichl Delicious! (Guest Post)

Robbie Robertson Testimony (Bacon Review)

Marilynne Robinson Housekeeping (Guest Post)

A.N. Roquelaure Beauty's Kingdom (Bacon Review)

Adam Ross Ladies and Gentlemen (Bacon Review)

Amy Rowland The Transcriptionist (Bacon Review)

J.K. Rowling Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of the Imagination (Bacon Review)

Richard Russo Bridge of Sighs (Guest Post)

Patrick Ryan The Dream Life of Astronauts (StyleBlueprint Review)

S - S

Sunjeev Sahota The Year of the Runaways (Bacon Review)

James Salter A Sport and a Pastime (Bacon Review)

Sheryl Sandberg Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy (Guest Post)

Rakesh Satyal No One Can Pronounce My Name (Bacon Review)

George Saunders Lincoln in the Bardo (Bacon Review)

George Saunders Lincoln in the Bardo (Bacon review)

David Sax The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter (Guest Post)

Christopher Scotton The Secret Wisdom of the Earth (Bacon Review)

David Sedaris Me Talk Pretty One Day (Guest Post)

Taiye Selasi Ghana Must Go (Bacon Review)

Taiye Selasi Ghana Must Go (Styleblueprint Review)

Martin Seligman Learned Optimism (Guest Post)

Jessica Shattuck The Women in the Castle (Bacon Review)

Ari Shavit My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel (Guest Post)

Margot Lee Shetterly Hidden Figures (Guest Post)

Corabel Shofner Almost Paradise (Bacon Review)

Gary Shteyngart Little Failure: A Memoir (Guest Post)

Hampton Sides In the Kingdom of Ice (Bacon Review)

Carly Simon Boys in the Trees (Guest Post)

Jen Sincero You Are a Badass (Bacon Review)

Curtis Sittenfeld Sisterland (Guest Post)

Curtis Sittenfeld Eligible (Bacon Review)

Lenore Skenazy Free Range Kids (Guest Post)

Robin Sloan Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Bacon Review)

Jane Smiley The Hundred Years Trilogy (Bacon Review)

Alexander McCall Smith Emma: A Modern Retelling (Bacon Review)

Alexander McCall Smith 44 Scotland Street (Bacon Review)

Lee Smith Dimestore (Guest Post)

Lee Smith Dimestore (Bacon Review)

Zadie Smith Swing Time (Bacon Review)

Zadie Smith Swing Tim (Bacon Review)

Zadie Smith Swing Time (Guest Post)

Elizabeth Spencer Starting Over (Bacon Review)

Anderson Spickard The Craving Brain: Science, Spirituality, and The Road to Recovery (Bacon Review)

Edward St. Aubyn The Patrick Melrose novels (Guest Post)

Edward St. Aubyn Lost for Words (Bacon Review)

Jean Stein West of Eden: An American Place (Bacon Review)

Tracey Stewart Do Unto Animals (Bacon Review)

Scott Stossel My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread and the Search for Peace of Mind (Guest Post)

Emma Straub Modern Lovers (Styleblueprint Review)

Cheryl Strayed Tiny Beautiful Things (Styleblueprint Review)

Elizabeth Strout My Name is Lucy Barton (Bacon Review)

Elizabeth Strout The Burgess Boys (Guest Post)

Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge (Guest Post)

Elizabeth Strout Anything is Possible (Bacon Review)

Elizabeth Strout The Signature of All Things (Guest Post)

Elizabeth Strout Anything is Possible (Bacon Review)

Cass Sunstein The World According to Star Wars (Bacon Review)

Peter Swanson Her Every Fear (Bacon Review)

Peter Swanson The Girl with a Clock for a Heart (Bacon Review)

T - T

Donna Tartt The Goldfinch (Bacon Review)

Donna Tartt The Goldfinch (Bacon Review)

Eva Melusine Thieme Kilimanjaro Diaries (Bacon Review)

Mimi Thorisson A Kitchen in France (Guest Post)

Kim Thuy Ru (Guest Post)

Hannah Tinti The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley (Bacon Review)

Krista Tippett Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living (Bacon Review)

Hector Tobar The Untold Story of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free (Bacon Review)

Jeffrey Toobin American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst (StyleBlueprint Review)

Amor Towles A Gentleman in Moscow (Bacon Review)

Scott Turow Innocent (Guest Post)

Scott Turow Identical (Bacon Review)

Helene Turston Inspector Irene Huss series (Guest Post)

Desmond Tutu The Book of Joy (Guest Post)

Anne Tyler A Spool of Blue Thread (Guest Post)

U - U

V - V

Genevieve Valentine The Girls at the Kingfisher Club (Bacon Review)

Wendell Van Draanen The Running Dream (Guest Post)

W - W

Sarai Walker Dietland (Bacon Review)

Sarai Walker Dietland (Bacon Review)

Jeannette Walls The Glass Castle (Guest Post)

Jesmyn Ward Salvage the Bones (Bacon Review)

Robert Penn Warren Who Speaks for the Negro (Coffee and Classics)

Brad Watson Miss Jane (StyleBlueprint Review)

Arne Weingart Levitation for Agnostics (Bacon Review)

Arne Weingart Levitation for Agnostics (Bacon Review)

Andy Weir The Martian (Styleblueprint Review)

Eudora Welty The Optimist's Daughter (Guest Post)

Colson Whitehead The Underground Railroad (Bacon Review)

Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Girl (Guest Post)

John Williams Stoner (Guest Post)

Jacqueline Winspear Maisie Dobbs novels (Guest Post)

Don Winston Our Family Trouble (Bacon Review)

Don Winston Our Family Trouble: A Domestic Thriller (Bacon Review)

Don Winston The Gristmill Playhouse (Bacon Review)

Don Winston The Union Club: A Subversive Thriller (Bacon Review)

Jeanette Winterson Christmas Days (Bacon Review)

Nicki Pendleton Wood Southern Cooking for Company (Bacon Review)

Jacqueline Woodson Brown Girl Dreaming (Guest Post)

Charles Wright Bye and Bye: Selected Late Poems (Bacon Review)

X - X

Y - Y

Hanya Yanagihara A Little Life (Guest Post)

Z - Z

Gabrielle Zevin The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (Bacon Review)