Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 12, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Love and Death: Guest Post by Caroline Shockley on Ian McEwan’s The Children Act

Book Title: The Children Act

My dear friend Caroline Shockley and I were talking about Valentine’s Day.  Caroline, you may know, is the mother of two very active boys who have kept her at the playground (initially), and later, pool, track, baseball field and basketball court.  Caroline was an only child herself and by all reports a “girly girl” growing up; I’ve been wowed over the years by her extreme …

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March 11, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Caroline Shockley on a Heinous Crime Over Dinner

Book Title: The Dinner

Caroline Shockley rules the school this year as president of the University School of Nashville’s Parent Association.  She has also been managing Scout, an energetic new puppy, in addition to her family.  How she finds time to read, I do not know!  Caroline loves a good cheeseburger and a fine red wine, though not necessarily at the same meal.  Below are her thoughts on The …

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