Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

March 4, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

What Is True?

Book Title: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

How true – really – are the stories you tell about yourself and your childhood? If you were writing them down, would your stories be more or less “true”? Sara Bhatia returns to Bacon today for a reckoning with Laura Ingalls Wilder, her daughter Rose Wilder Lane, and the Little House books. From Sara: When my son was 7 or 8, I introduced him to …

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