Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 28, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

God and Jetfire: Confessions of a Birth Mother

Sometimes a book finds its way to you – or you to it – and unexpectedly your heart is so wrenched and stretched that you aren’t even exactly the same person at the end.  (Yes, shades of The Grinch.  The good doctor was wise in all things.)  I’ve recently been reminded of Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes, which had the profoundest effect on me in middle school. …

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