Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

January 29, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living

The best novels tend to acknowledge and explore how complicated life can be. Love that, appreciate that! But sometimes you’re in the mood for something gentler. For a beautifully simple vision of the good life and how to live it, light a candle, snuggle up with your warmest throw, and enjoy the pleasures of The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living, by Meik Wiking. …

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September 7, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Bacon Goes to China

Book Title: Commonwealth

Dear Readers, Farewell for the next few weeks!  I’ll be traveling in China with my parents, hoping to avoid death by airplane or viral illness (two of many concerns of The Fearful Traveler).  If I return, Bacon will resume in early October heading into Nashville’s wonderful Southern Festival of Books!   *     *     * In the meanwhile, you won’t want to miss the release of …

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