Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

January 12, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Paris, Nigeria, and Questions of Faith and Fate

Book Title: Brick Lane

My daughter in 10th grade has been helping organize a high school dance called “An Evening in Paris.”   The student council settled on the theme last month, but it doesn’t feel the same after last week.  You know what happened in Paris, and I’m sure you also know that Boko Haram was simultaneously wiping out entire villages in northeastern Nigeria. These events put me in mind of a book I …

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