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7 Favorite Books from the Dog-Loving Author of Lily and the Octopus

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Steven Rowley | Off the Shelf "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read." -- Groucho Marx The story ...

Going to the Doggy Darkside

Mel Miskimen | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty
Mel Miskimen

I was in Target, and there it was, hanging on an aisle end cap, among the polyester brides, wiener dog buns and puggalicious sunflowers -- a black and white padded football jersey, number 00, Wide Retriever on the back in big white letters. I couldn't. I shouldn't. But... come on...

Why Does Slate Hate Cat Lovers (at Least the Female Ones)?

Gwen Cooper | Posted 06.09.2013 | Home
Gwen Cooper

"The Curious Incidence of Dogs in Publishing" draws a series of conclusions ranging from the speculative and unsupported to the downright sexist -- although I will give credit for having found new and inventive ways of hammering the old "women with cats haz the sads!" canard.

Pet Projects

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Good News
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Pet photo enthusiasm is epic, but not surprising. Given the incidence of human photo opps gone awry (Have you seen the Nick Nolte mug shot?), it's pretty obvious why people prefer pairing critters and cameras.

PHOTOS: What It's Like To Be A Dog During The Recession

Martin Usborne | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Martin Usborne

My Name is Moose is a book about what it's like to be a dog in the recession. It's also a book about how to enjoy the simple stuff in life - dogs are our masters when it comes to living freely and easily.

PHOTOS: 5 Book-Inspired Dog Costumes We'd Love to See

| Posted 03.02.2012 | Home

By Robbie Olson for Bookish: Photo illustrations by Margaret Bristol Just a few days ago, Marvel Comics announced that it will be expanding its co...

Cats and Dogs in Books!

Dave Astor | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

Dogs and cats bring warmth to books, and their relationships with the books' human characters help flesh out the personalities of both the bipeds and quadrupeds.

'The Dog Who Couldn't Stop Loving'

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

But there is one trait in which Benjy excels: this dog knows nothing but loving. He can't help it.

If Your Kid Loves Dogs, You'll Want These Books

The Childrens Book Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This list of books for dog lovers is one that I've been compiling for a while, waiting for an opportune moment--the right doggone moment--to let it of...

If You Put A Dog On The Cover, It'll Sell (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you put a dog on the cover, it'll sell. Must Love Dogs, Marley and Me, The Dog Whisperer, the list is inexhaustible and it's something that every v...