Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 28, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

Bacon Confession and Letter from a Bookseller

Book Titles: Anatomy of a Miracle, The Woman in the Window

Well shoot – I hate not doing what I said I would. It’s February 28th and I have failed to complete the two nonfiction books I committed to read in January and February – The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia and The Girl with Seven Names: Escape from North Korea. For those of you who might be reading along: I am in process …

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January 11, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Princess Leia On Her Way, Episode III: Preach

Mixed feelings are so yesterday! Today, we preach. (Thank you, Niki Coffman, Lyn Fairchild Hawks, and Liza Graves.) From Niki Coffman: Two facts converged to influence my naming: I was born in 1984, and I was supposed to be a boy. Sonograms weren’t terribly detailed in the mid-80s, but the Jamaican OB told my mom my heart rate definitely meant I was a boy. Imagine her …

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