Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

July 27, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Summer Reading Special: He Said/She Said featuring Louis and Karlen Garrard

Back in the day, the end of July was still the middle of summer.  No more!  But summer’s still going strong at Bacon, with four more Summer Reading specials to finish out the series.  Today’s post features Louis and Karlen Garrard. Louis Garrard is, among other things, a surgeon, a professor at Vanderbilt Medical School, a hunter, and a reader.  For a serious guy, he’s …

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September 8, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Ellen Gaintner: On Modern Romance (by Aziz Ansari)

Book Title: Modern Romance

Ellen Gaintner reports today from the trenches of youth on the New York Times bestseller Modern Romance, by Aziz Ansari.  Ansari, a comedian, sold out Madison Square Garden twice and has over five and a half million Twitter followers.  Modern Romance is “an unexpectedly serious work about the challenges and pitfalls of looking for love in the Digital Age via Match.com, OkCupid, Tinder, Twitter, Facebook …

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