Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

July 28, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

A Hunter of Lions, A Trainer of Horses, a Lover of Airplanes and Men (Circling the Sun, by Paula McLain, and West with the Night, by Beryl Markham)

Book Titles: West with the Night, Circling the Sun

A woman long dead – marvelous and bold and complicated – is the subject of Paula McLain’s new novel, Circling the Sun.  Read this book if you want to spend more time in Paula McLain’s company (The Paris Wife).  I wouldn’t blame you!  It’s a suspenseful, engaging read, focusing on the storied love triangle between Markham, Karen Blixen, and Denys Finch Hatton (think Out of Africa, published under Blixen’s …

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