Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 8, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Bad Women Make Good Books

Book Titles: The Misfortune of Marion Palm, Caroline: Little House, Revisited

Good women are all well and good in real life. I myself aspire to be a good woman in real life. But good women can be boring as hell in fiction, whereas bad women are fascinating. Case in point: the heroines of two new novels out this September, Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller, and The Misfortune of Marion Palm, by Emily Culliton. I …

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