Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

June 24, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

When You’re In a Dark Place, How to Find Your Next Read

My friend Lawrence Blank-Cook liked Karen Joy Fowler’s We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves so much that she couldn’t even bear to start another book once she’d finished it.  She found herself in a terrible funk – an avid reader, no book by her side.  It was a dark place.  After she had spent two weeks reading The New Yorker from cover to cover, a friend recommended The …

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