Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 20, 2017
by jenniferpuryear

Presidents’ Day Special: Lincoln in the Bardo

Book Title: Lincoln in the Bardo

The title has such such a delicious feel in the mouth – “Lincoln in the Bardo” – it doesn’t even matter that you don’t know what a bardo is. Here’s part of what the New York Times has to say about the eagerly anticipated first novel by acclaimed short story writer George Saunders (including a definition of that mysterious term): “Lincoln in the Bardo” takes, as its …

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