Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

November 30, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

December Chills and Thrills: Top Picks

Book Titles: Our Family Trouble: A Domestic Thriller, A Gentleman in Moscow, Mister Monkey, The Underground Railroad, The Pocket Cathedral: A Collection of Prayers, Moonglow, Testimony

December can be stressful.  Correction:  December is stressful.  Give yourself a break here and there!  A puppy video.  A salted caramel hot chocolate.  A book or author event.  Today’s Bacon features four thrilling novels plus three upcoming author events in Nashville.   Don Winston frightens delightfully with Our Family Trouble: A Domestic Thriller, in which the Bell Witch returns after nearly a century’s rest.  The Bell …

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February 16, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Art, Truth, and a Trip to Venice (Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern)

Book Title: Peggy Guggenheim: The Shock of the Modern

Regular Bacon contributor Lawrence Blank-Cook hopes to get a trip to Venice out of this post.  Good luck, Lawrence!  You were an awfully good sport about risking your life on that enormous old sled with your entire nuclear family on it.  I bet your husband will be a good sport about getting that trip to Venice on the calendar after reading your post! From Lawrence: Over the past year, …

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