Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 14, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Breaking News: Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Book Titles: Exit West, History of Wolves, 4321, Autumn, Elmet

Yesterday’s breaking news is still pretty fresh and it’s VERY savory: 7 novels have been voted off the island and 6 remain on the Man Booker Prize shortlist! Here they are, in order of most to least interesting to Bacon: History of Wolves, by Emily Fridlund From the Man Booker website: Linda, age 14, lives on a dying commune on the edge of a lake …

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March 9, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Six Spring Reads: Goin Outta My Mind

Book Titles: Exit West, All Grown Up, Swing Time, Her Every Fear, Lincoln in the Bardo, Transit

Mindfulness has a stellar reputation these days, well deserved – but sometimes you don’t want to be where you are (more mindfully). Today’s post – at Styleblueprint – features six compelling, delightful, harrowing, entertaining, funny, and/or challenging current reads that promise to take you out of your own head. Below are a few Bacon bits to get your mouth watering…  We’re on a Road to Nowhere …

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