Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

June 8, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Beach Read, Reach Read: Summon Your Courage, Guest Post by Sean Kinch

Sean Kinch, the Pekka Rinne of reading, is back at Bacon today with a fantastic round-up of summer reads and some powerful encouragement to go big this summer. From Sean: For me, summer is the time to clear the nightstand – and by “nightstand” I mean wherever you collect books you intend to read in the near (if undefined) future. In my house, books tend to accumulate …

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September 2, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Read This Book and Change Your Life (or At Least Your Dental Hygiene)

Book Title: To Rise Again at a Decent Hour

In Joshua Ferris’s latest novel, To Rise Again at a Decent Hour (recently long-listed for the Man Booker Award), a dentist protagonist asks the big questions we all sometimes ponder:  what is the meaning of life, and what is the meaning of my particular life?  It also highlights some of the dental calamities that directly result from failure to use best practices in oral hygiene.  If you’re not …

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