It’s the most adorable day of the year! These five canine-oriented reads are the perfect way to celebrate National Puppy Day. Are you a pet owner? Let us know what your favorite animal books are in the comments below.
Old Yeller, Black Beauty and Lassie are so ensconced in popular culture that it feels like they belong to our childhoods—that they are as close to our own family pet as any animal can get without us having to poop and scoop after them. Not only did they help open our hearts and our minds… Read More »
Tags: A Dog’s Purpose, Andre Alexis, Charlotte's Web, Cujo, E.B. White, Fifteen Dogs, Jack London, Josh Grogan, Karen Joy Fowler, Life of Pi, Marley and Me: Love and Life with the World’s Worst Dog, Stephen King, The Call of the Wild, W. Bruce Cameron, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Yann Martel
Well, my to-be-read pile just got quite a bit higher. The longlist for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize (known colloquially as the Giller) for Canadian fiction was announced this week, and it includes a pretty diverse company of writers, styles and publishers. The twelve titles include previously-nominated authors, a few newbies and an almost equal… Read More »
Tags: A Beauty, Alix Hawley, All True Not a Lie In It, Anakana Shofield, Andre Alexis, Arvida, Buzz, Clifford Jackman, Close to Hugh, Confidence, Connie Gault, Daydreams of Angels, Fifteen Dogs, Giller Prize, Heather O'Neill, If I Fall If I Die, Marina Endicott, Martin John, Michael Christie, Outline, Patrick DeWitt, Russell Smith, Samuel Archibald, Undermajordomo Minor