Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

December 15, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Royals and Renegades: Top Biographies 2015

My friend Elizabeth Colton Walls can be counted on for exceptionally good recommendations, and today she regales us with reviews of four top biographies. From Elizabeth: Every life has a story, but let’s face it, some lives are more interesting than others!  In particular, the lives of royals and renegades make especially good biographies.  Here are four of my favorites: Being a Bassett of Bassett furniture …

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December 18, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Mary Falls: Grazing for the Literary Omnivore

I don’t think I’ve ever seen Mary Falls at a loss for words, and I’ve known her since we practiced law together very many years ago.  She always seems to have just the right thing to say!  Maybe because she reads so much?  Maybe it was all those siblings competing for air time.  Maybe it’s just her own special gift. In case it’s the reading, here’s what …

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