Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

August 30, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

True Grit

My couples’ book club just discussed “True Grit” by Charles Portis, one of the finest, funniest books I’ve ever read. I was out of town for the conversation – DARN – but some of my book club friends were happy to share a few thoughts. After a brief summary and a few Bacon ruminations, I’ll turn it over to Goldilocks and the Hunter, Pulaski and …

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May 5, 2019
by jenniferpuryear

True Comfort: Guest Post by Matt Osborne

Book Title: True Grit

I take a lot of comfort in my yard, where the wildflowers and weeds bloom as cheerfully as the iris, where the peonies dream of storybook weddings and love.