Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 2, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

Help Wanted: Southern Festival of Books

Dear Bacon Friends – I don’t want to do this alone. I’d be so grateful for your help! I imagine you joining me – we’re up there together on stage interviewing Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere) and Tayari Jones (An American Marriage) at the Southern Festival of Books. We’re hoping to start a good conversation. What serious OR not-so-serious questions shall we ask? The sky’s …

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July 23, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Monica McDougall: Friends, This One Hurts (on Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You)

Monica McDougall is just back from an Out West adventure:  two weeks, two families, two RV’s, too much fun!  (One painful, beautiful book – more on that later.) They saw the sights – Mount Rushmore, Old Faithful, the “World Famous Corn Palace” in Mitchell, South Dakota.  They encountered the wildlife at Yellowstone.  They rafted, rode horses, played cards. The traveling gang was especially grateful for friends along …

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