Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

June 4, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Great Reads for Time Travelers

Medieval astronomical clock in Prague

My friend Gray Thornburg sent me an article from “National Geographic” featuring the favorite travel reads of several bestselling authors. The authors were scheduled to speak at the Hay Festival in Wales this month (the Festival went digital instead – beautifully!). Five of the books sound so enchanting – gentle invitations to imagine a different time and place and to reflect on essential virtues of character, courage, and fortitude…

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