Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 12, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Southern Festival of Books: Top Picks

Three days, eight food trucks, 288 authors, performance stages, downtown vibe, perfect fall weather:  BAM!  It’s the Southern Festival of Books.  Check out the schedule to see the host of terrific authors coming to Nashville October 14-16.  Today’s post features my quick guide to some of the Festival’s best offerings. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th The Future of Nashville Media Bruce Dobie, Ken Paulson, Kelly Gilfillan Friday, October 14, …

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October 5, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Southern Festival of Books Special: Bronwen Dickey, Pit Bull

Is it safe to treat dogs like furry children?  Montreal doesn’t think so.  The Montreal City Council passed a “pit bull ban” last week, a regulation that would prevent residents from adopting or buying a pit bull and requiring registration and muzzling of existing pits.  A judge put the ban on hold until today, when she will take further action.  Stay tuned!   The New York …

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