The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs by The New Yorker Magazine

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Only The New Yorker could fetch such an unbelievable roster of talent on the subject of man’s best friend. This copious collection, beautifully illustrated in full color, features articles, fiction, humor, poems, cartoons, cover art, drafts, and drawings from the magazine’s archives. The roster of contributors includes John Cheever, Susan Orlean, Roddy Doyle, Ian Frazier, Arthur Miller, John Updike, Roald Dahl, E. B. White, A. J. Liebling, Alexandra Fuller, Jerome Groopman, Jeffrey Toobin, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Ogden Nash, Donald Barthelme, Jonathan Lethem, Mark Strand, Anne Sexton, and Cathleen Schine. Complete with a Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell and a new essay by Adam Gopnik on the immortal canines of James Thurber, this gorgeous keepsake is a gift to dog lovers everywhere from the greatest magazine in the world.
 

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Published October 30, 2012 by Random House. 416 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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A New Yorker anthology provides a classy tribute to man's best friend.

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That hideously overrated New Yorker fixture, James Thurber, is also all over this book like crabweed (that’s his daub on the cover), and readers will have to put up with a new fixture as well: New Yorker star writer, popular lecturer, bestselling author, and logorrheic idiot Malcolm Gladwell, who...

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each of its rather banally organized chapters — Good Dogs, Bad Dogs, Top Dogs and Underdogs — begins with one of his stories.

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The Bark

As noted in its foreword, this anthology is about New York dogs.

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each of its rather banally organized chapters — Good Dogs, Bad Dogs, Top Dogs and Underdogs — begins with one of his stories.

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