Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

January 3, 2021
by jenniferpuryear

3 Years of New Year’s Resolutions…

My friend Patricia Eastwood stops in today with a funny and heartfelt reflection on 3 years of New Year’s resolutions, plus a book recommendation. I’m starting the book tomorrow, if not sooner! It sounds so intriguing and thought-provoking for January of 2021… From Patricia: For the past three years, I have come up with a New Year’s resolution that I felt might make some kind of positive change …

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December 31, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Fiction Lovers 2018: Go Big!

Book Titles: 1Q84, Matterhorn, A Suitable Boy, Seveneves, God is an Englishman

Friday’s Bacon featured a year’s worth of nonfiction reads for 2018. Today’s post offers only one recommendation for fiction readers: if you haven’t devoted yourself to a big brick of a novel lately – one that could be used as a doorstop or weapon – make this the year!  I just finished Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 and might open an extra bottle of champagne. I’ve been dragging …

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