Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 30, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Wednesday Special: A Few Words on Loneliness

“We value our solitude until it pinches,” writes Edward Hoagland in the spring issue of The American Scholar magazine.  His essay “On Loneliness” ruminates on the ways we choose – and need – to live both in community and in solitude. A few things he said really got my attention: “We sculpt our lives in a free country, and our faces often show it:  waffler, proud …

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