Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

March 4, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post by Laura Cooper: Children of the Book.

Frighteningly perfect children populate some of today’s most acclaimed literary fiction, from All the Light We Cannot See to The Goldfinch.  Friend of Bacon Laura Cooper asks why in a brilliant article published today in The Washington Post.  She has kindly shared it with Bacon readers today as well! From Laura: Over the Christmas holiday, I traveled with fantastic children.  Intensely curious.  Intellectually insatiable.  Addicted …

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