Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 2, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Book Abuse (The Taliban Shuffle, by Kim Barker)

Book Titles: The Taliban Shuffle, Olive Kitteridge

“Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” playing in theaters now, is a middling mess.  I wanted to love it:  another triumph for the fabulous Tina Fey!   But the movie aimed somewhere between serious and comic and just felt odd.  It was never funny enough to make you laugh out loud and never weighty enough to convey the terrifying reality of Afghanistan in 2005.  I suppose it worked pretty well as a …

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