Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 3, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

Top Picks: Labor Day Weekend

Book Titles: The Girls, American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst, The Art of Travel, Miss Jane, The Fishermen, The Odd Woman and the City, The Dream Life of Astronauts

The serious business of fall is almost upon us:  sporting events, social events, the acquisition of mums.  Almost!  But not today. If you need one last summertime read, you might pick up The Girls, by Emma Cline – a smart, sexy novel that’s spent most of the summer on the New York Times bestseller list. It’s the summer of 1969 and teenager Evie Boyd is bored, unhappy, and unsupervised.  Her best …

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