Going to the Dogs | Memoir

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Almost all the books featured in my last memoir column for LJ have a canine or two in the mix.

Going to the Dogs: Some Waggingly Good Tales | The Reader’s Shelf, June 1, 2013


Dogs are not just our best friends. As these books prove, they are also our saviors, traveling companions, and earnest and loving teachers. In the early 1960s, John Steinbeck took a long and winding road trip across America with his poodle, Charley, by his side. Drawing on his sardonic wit, Steinbeck recorded many keen observations […]