Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

July 1, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Hive Mentality

Book Title: The Bees

If our family is a hive, I like to think of myself as the Queen Bee.  As if I’m not disabused of that notion on a daily basis by my teenage daughters, I’ve recently been reminded by a terrific new novel how wrong that metaphor is.  Our family more closely resembles Question Hour in the British House of Commons. The Bees imagines hive life in all its sweetness …

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