Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

May 5, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Two Books for the May Graduate: J.K. Rowling’s Latest and a Children’s Book (But Not the One You Think)

Book Titles: Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of the Imagination, The Jumblies

J.K. Rowling’s latest is perfect for a May graduate and – as a sidenote – might be just the encouragement you need yourself in a harried month.  Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination is a commencement address Rowling gave at Harvard a few years back, published in a lovely small hardback for the first time this spring.  It takes about …

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