Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 10, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Southern Festival of Books Special: Helen Ellis, American Housewife

Book Title: American Housewife: Stories

Meet Helen Ellis, author of American Housewife: Stories.   “I think housewives are powerful and slightly deranged.  But so am I,” she told Vogue, laughing.  The stories in American Housewife beguile and entrance – and if they sometimes have an Alice in Wonderland quality, Ellis is the all-knowing Cheshire cat. Check out these titles: “What I Do All Day,” “Southern Lady Code,” “Hello! Welcome to Book Club” and …

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