Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 23, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Karlen Garrard on Happiness, Sad Books, and A Fine Balance

Book Title: A Fine Balance

Picture a luscious, grown-up Goldilocks and you’ve got a starting point for Karlen Garrard.  Her thick golden curls are always beautifully coiffed – or pulled back – and she has a vibrant curiosity and sweetness that I find a rare combination.  Karlen isn’t too this or too that; she’s just right. Karlen came to Vanderbilt in 1985 and has never left, except for a two …

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