Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

March 2, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Sydney Man Charged with Cannibalism and Incest

Book Title: The News: A User's Manual

In The News:  A User’s Manual, Alain de Botton examines with his usual thoughtfulness and wicked humor the state of news reporting today.  His conclusion:  Journalists fail us, utterly!  DeBotton is well known for his deep dives into subjects that interest him; bestsellers include How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Art of Travel and The Architecture of Happiness.  (He also wrote How to Think More …

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