Garden & Gun magazine's aptly named Good Dog column—which features true stories of canines and the humans who love them—is one of the publication's most popular features. Now editor in chief David DiBenedetto and the editors of Garden & Gun have gathered their favorite essays as well as original pieces to create this must-read collection of dog ownership, companionship, and kinship.
By turns humorous, inspirational, and poignant, Good Dog offers beautifully crafted essays from such notable writers as P. J. O'Rourke, Jon Meacham, Julia Reed, and Roy Blount Jr. From the troublemakers who can't be fenced in to the lifelong companions who never leave our sides, this one-of-a-kind anthology showcases man's best friend through all of his most endearing (and maddening) attributes.
“A sparkling collection of 51 dog stories… this selection of vignettes is varied, entertaining and frequently heartwarming.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A heartwarming collection that will please even the diehard cat-lovers among us.” —Publishers Weekly
“I love this book.” —Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”
“The pieces run the gamut from heart-wrenching to hilarious… this is a wonderful compilation of well-written short narratives covering all aspects of life with dogs.” —Library Journal