Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 1, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

September Special: One Book, Two Readings, Three Shows

Book Titles: Red Notice, Sing Unburied Sing

August departs in a dreadful deluge. But September arrives – I hope, I believe – with hope and hustle, even in times such as these. September strides in with energy and eagerness, industry and effort. Today’s post features one book, two readings, and three performances perfect for this month – plus tremendous gratitude for a home that is safe and dry and those who help …

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November 20, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post from Laura Cooper: [WARNING] Grown-up Life May Trigger Upsetting Thoughts

Book Title: Stoner

Regular Bacon contributor Laura Cooper and husband John have spent much of the fall “coming to grips with the (happy, but still!) fact that our boys are really growing up.  It can’t be said at all that we have small children.  We find ourselves almost frantically attentive to the job of making them good grown-ups, knowing our time is running out (just imagine how much …

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