Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 28, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

It’s Not Black and White. Or Is It?

Book Titles: Little Fires Everywhere, An American Marriage

    I always stop for an Oreo McFlurry on the drive from Nashville to Atlanta. One on the way there, one on the way back. Last weekend – for the first time ever! –  a book on Audible was so captivating that I didn’t need to stop.

October 2, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

Help Wanted: Southern Festival of Books

Book Titles: Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo, Turning Pages, The Great Believers, She Would Be King, Beautiful Country Burn Again, Fire Sermon, Rush, Varina

Dear Bacon Friends – I don’t want to do this alone. I’d be so grateful for your help! I imagine you joining me – we’re up there together on stage interviewing Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere) and Tayari Jones (An American Marriage) at the Southern Festival of Books. We’re hoping to start a good conversation. What serious OR not-so-serious questions shall we ask? The sky’s …

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