Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 8, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Southern Festival of Books: Hometown Heroes

Hometown heroes make Nashville proud at the Southern Festival this weekend!  Don’t miss the chance to support them at their panel discussions or under the tents with the booksellers.  Thank you, hometown heroes, for giving us books that sing. Read on for tidbits and teasers from Don Winston, Nicki Pendleton Wood, Alice Randall, Caroline Randall Williams, Ed Tarkington, and Margaret Lazarus Dean (hometown broadly defined). From …

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February 24, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Soul Food Love: Nashville Sip and See this Saturday

Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family is a cookbook in the same way that Eat, Pray, Love is a book about Italy.  These books convey deeply personal journeys of women passionate about what they have seen and learned and who they have become. Nashville author/songwriter and Vanderbilt professor Alice Randall has teamed up with her daughter …

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