Eko’s Book Club: The Big New Yorker Book Of Dogs

 

 

After a romp at the dog park or a run on the beach, you can usually find Eko sprawled out on the couch.  I often join him with whatever book I’m reading, and recently I picked up the perfect book for anyone who loves dogs: The Big New Yorker Book Of Dogs.

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Mixed in with the essays are some classic dog comics

Not surprisingly, a lot of great writing has been done about man’s best friend.  The Big Book Of Dogs includes work from contemporary writers like Malcolm Gladwell as well as 20th century big shots like Roald Dahl, John Updike and Arthur Miller.

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Eko will check out the photos and art with me
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But it is lights out as soon as I start reading!  I think I inadvertently discovered a new way to get Eko to bed

The Big Book Of Dogs is packed with essays, stories, poems and photos that every dog-lover will, well, love! I highly recommend you check it out.


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Find out more about the book here

It’s going to take me a while to get through the Big Book, but I am always looking for reading suggestions.  Anyone have a favorite book about dogs or pets that I should pick up?

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There is a series that is all Grimm the dogs perspective by Spencer Quinn. He works with a detective because he failed to pass his K9 class. As he says “I think it had something to do with a cat.”

I am currently reading, You Tell Your Dog First by Alison Pace. She is funny and very entertaining. She reminds me of you:) Also another book I read was A dog Named Boo, but unlike the first book I suggested, this one will make you cry so make sure you have some kleenex close by:)

Sounds like it’s right up our alley – thanks for the recommendation! I actually just finished The Art of Racing in the Rain, so I will need a bit more time before I pick up another tear-jerker.

Saw that you read The Art if Racing in the Rain! Were you absolutely blown away?????? I absolutely LOVED Enzo and all the characters….. Best part?????

Yup, amazing book that I had to put down a few times while reading just so that I could go over and hug Eko. I have to say that my favorite part was Enzo’s one and only opportunity to ride shotgun on the track.

Loved the track! I was a sucker for the ending!!!!! I used that book in my classroom and it was the ONLY time my students EVER went out and bought a book! I think it’s going to be a movie.

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