Wondering what to get the dog lovers on your Christmas list? Here are some new books that are sure to please everyone, especially pooch enthusiasts:
The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs, by The New Yorker Magazine
Here’s a collection of the best dog-related articles, fiction, humor, poems, cartoons and cover art about man’s best friend. Contributors include John Cheever, Susan Orlean, John Updike, Roald Dahl, E. B. White and T. Coraghessan Boyle.
A Letter to My Dog: Notes to Our Best Friends, by Robin Layton, Lisa Espamer, and Kimi Culp
Ordinary people and celebrities such as Hilary Duff, Tony Bennett and Oprah Winfrey, write love letters to their beloved companions in this touching anthology.
Underwater Dogs, by Seth Casteel
There’s more than meets the eye in these photos of dogs taken underwater. It’s a unique perspective of our canine friends as they doggedly pursue a wayward tennis ball or frisbee.
Uggie–My Story, by Uggie
Uggie is the adored Jack Russell Terrier best known for his roles in The Artist and Water for Elephants. In his autobiography, he tells all about his humble beginnings at a shelter and his love for Reese Witherspoon. Dogster.com calls it, “a rollicking romp of a read.”
Texts from Dog, by October Jones
You’ve probably seen Texts from Dog around the Internet, and now here they all are in one place. October Jones communicates with his dog via text and the results are hilarious. Jones grew up in Birmingham, England and was terrified of dogs for most of his childhood. Thankfully, he grew out of his fear and we reap the benefits of his humor.