Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 15, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

How To Aggravate A Reader

Book Title: The Museum of Extraordinary Things

In one of the most dramatic scenes in a novel, submerge a dog in a tank full of water and have him share a breathing tube with his master.  Is it just me, or is that hard to believe?  Alice Hoffman’s new novel, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, has an engaging premise – and conveys the feel of its time and place beautifully – but it also left me …

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