Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

June 25, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Sunday Special: On the Boardwalk

Even for a fiction addict like me, sometimes a simple, true story is the best thing of all. Korby Lenker shares the real-life inspiration for his latest song, “Nothing Really Matters” (written with Stoll Vaughan) at Bacon today. From Korby: The inspiration came while I was on the road – I had the night off in Tampa, Florida and was hanging out on the boardwalk. It was like …

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November 30, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Stories That Sing (Medium Hero and Other Stories, by Korby Lenker)

Book Title: Medium Hero and Other Stories

Imagine the love child of Marilynne Robinson and Nick Hornby.  Their novels I mean.  Medium Hero and Other Stories is a marvelous debut collection by Nashville singer-songwriter Korby Lenker:  deep thoughts, light touch, the holy mysteries of life, and just a guy trying to figure a few things out.  Come hear Korby read (and sing a song or two) at Parnassus this Tuesday night, December …

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