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W. Bruce Cameron 319 pp., paperback, Fiction A dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This novel received widespread praise and fabulous reviews because of it's uplifting and tail-wagging human and poignancy.
Garth Stein Told from the dog's point of view, this is a tale of family, love, loyalty and hope. "I savored [this book] for many reasons: a dog who speaks, the thrill of competitive racing, a heart-tugging story line, and—best of all—the fact that it is a meditation on humility and hope in the face of despair."—Wally Lamb
Nick Trout This is a sequel to Dr. Trout's first novel, The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs, and continues the wild and delightful ride through one jam-packed week in the life of a veterinarian. A fun and entertaining book, that overflows with humor and dog love.
May Sarton This classic cat book is about Tom Jones, May Sarton's own cat. Prior to meeting Sarton, Tom was a nameless Cat About Town. He tires of the tom cat life, however, and chooses to become a genuine Fur Person. "A charming book that cares for the prodigious cat dignity it describes so well."—Harvard Crimson
Nicholas Evans The opening of this novel will have your heart in your throat. From that point on, it surges forward as a compelling portrait of a man who knows horses better than he knows himself. For the movie, real life horse whisperer Buck Brannaman served as Robert Redford's instructor.
Andrew O'Hagan Set in 1960, Maf, a Maltese terrier, originally from England, is handed to Marilyn Monroe by Frank Sinatra. Through his marvelous voice, we are gracefully presented with the Marilyn no one knew. An insightful, funny, wise book about stardom, celebrity, and loneliness.