Okay, so this book isn’t about dogs — but who can resist any novel that has such a handsome Jack Russell on the cover?
Everybody’s Fool is the follow-up to Richard Russo’s best-selling Nobody’s Fool, which was adapted into the charming 1995 film starring Paul Newman.
Here’s “The Present” — an award-winning student film from future Pixar animation wunderkinds, Jacob Frey and Markus Krantzler — that is a gift to all dog lovers! (Vimeo)
Like John Steinbeck’s pet travel book classic, Travels With Charley, you will be charmed by this 21st Century story of a woman sailing around the world with her loyal waterproof cat, Amelia (no relation to Amelia Earhart).
You can read all about their high-seas adventures on BuzzFeed or go to their Instagram! (UK Telegraph)
Peanut butter and jelly goes together like peanut butter and…dogs? That seems to be the hilarious theme discovered by Greg Murray for his brilliant new doggie photo book, For the Love of Peanut Butter. So, go to Kickstarter to help him — and all his models — satisfy their hunger! (SFGate)
Nice look inside the studio of one of the world’s foremost dog artists, William Wegman, in todays’s New York Times. Also, be sure to check out his masterful collection of dog art books on Amazon…
The @Midnight game show on Comedy Central referenced “#dogbooks” for its #hashtagwars segment last night — and the results were hilarious! (#DogBooks on @midnight)
It’s a Saint Patrick’s Day miracle! Imagine if Gilligan from Gilligan’s Island — or, more recently, Tom Hanks in Cast Away was re-cast as a German Shepherd-Husky mix, and you will get to know the story of Luna, a dog that was rescued by the Navy five months after being declared lost at sea…(San Diego Union-Tribune)
The pooch-lovin’ publicity hounds at BarkPost are entering the book publishing biz soon with their dog owners’ crowd-sourced book, Dogs and Their People. And you don’t have to wait in line when it comes out if you pre-order at Amazon!
Of course you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but I absolutely love the hardcover jacket for The Dogs of Littlefield by Suzanne Berne.
Unfortunately, the story seems to be a rather dark comedy about dogs being poisoned in suburbia — think American Beauty meets My Dog Skip — and we all know what happened to those lead characters…
However, looking on the bright side, if this novel’s writing is as clever as the cover, then I’m sure all readers will be feeling the Berne! (Amazon)
The Chicago Tribune has wrangled up a gang of pet books that should please just about any animal lover — from pet politics to Men With Cats to Chicken Soup for the feline soul! (Chicago Tribune)
Elias Weiss Friedman is half man, half dog artist…
Meet The Dogist, a world famous Instagram dog photographer! (Amazon)
The Dogist from E.J. McLeavey-Fisher on Vimeo.
This week while everybody’s talking Broncos and Panthers in Super Bowl 50 –– not to mention Puppy Bowls — there’s also a big cat fight brewing at the cineplexes.
If you’re a cat lover, then you’re in Seventh Heaven — and I don’t mean the TV show! We’re talkin’ talking kitty movies, baby. Key & Peele’s Keanu vs. the Kevin Spacey-voiced Nine Lives…
Time catches up to all of us –– even our loyal dog friends. And if you’ve ever had the privilege of growing older with a pet, you’ve seen there is beauty and dignity in aging, as Pete Thorne documents in his graceful new doggie photo book, Old Faithful: Dogs of A Certain Age.
Those aren’t wrinkles — they’re laugh lines! (Pete Thorne Photo)
If you’ve ever fallen down a hole and need a little help, that’s when you find out who your true friends are.
And Julie Barton found that friend in the bunker — er, rather, in Bunker, her beautiful Golden Retriever, as she writes about battling depression in the new touching memoir, Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself.
When families get together over the holidays, some relatives can’t help talking smack — even when it comes to their favorite pet books! So, Carolyn Kellogg of the L.A. Times breaks down this year’s best cat vs. dog book stocking stuffers!