Author Archives: LiteraryDogs

About LiteraryDogs

I write and read about dogs, and admire dogs in print; ergo 'LiteraryDogs'. If you have some or all of these same sentiments, let's share our reading/writing knowledge and canine literary insights. My own writings are about Tibetan mastiffs, but I'm flexible and enjoy all dogs.

THIS WEBSITE IS AVAILABLE, FREE, FOR SOME AVID READER &/OR WRITER OF BOOKS ABOUT DOGS.

For more information convince me that you’re serious and the best person in the world to take on and continue the blog that posts news and reviews about dogs and dog books. Contact me at don [dot] editor [at] gmail.com. … Continue reading

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Return of the Literary Dogs

Faithful readers, I’ve been away (in Bhutan for awhile) and and since then extremely busy writing a new book… So, alas, and to my everlasting embarrassment, the site registration ran out. I have now renewed the site, and will be … Continue reading

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Nepal Dog Art Websites

Here’s your chance to see, and enjoy, some canine art by the hands of Nepalese painters. Check it out at these two websites: https://www.facebook.com/NepalArtDogs/ http://nepaldog.typepad.com/

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Dawa’s Story as Allegory…

Review of Dawa, the Story of a Stray Dog in Bhutan by Kunzang Choden. This review, originally posted on May 4, 2013, is now updated and reposted here /Don M.: Publisher’s synopsis: Dawa looks like just another scruffy Thimphu street dog, but don’t … Continue reading

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Kristi Sherling’s Passing

The Tibetan Mastiff Community around the world lost a great protector with the passing of KRISTINA ‘Kristi’ SHERLING in Oregon on August 31st after a battle against cancer. Kristina had such a passion for all animals but especially fought hard … Continue reading

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Four Dog’s Sake (Mae December Mystery), by Lia Farrell

A review reposted from http://www.PortlandBookReview.com, 7 March 2016, by Don Messerschmidt Publisher: Camel Press Formats: Paperback, eBook, Kindle Purchase: Powell’s | Amazon | IndieBound | Barnes & Noble | iBooks “‘This damn case,’ Wayne said aloud and hit his steering … Continue reading

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My Dog Is Better Than Your Dog (Crimebiters! #1) by Tommy Greenwald, illustrated by Adam Stower

A review reposted here from PortlandBookReview.com, April 22, 2016, by Don Messerschmidt Publisher: Scholastic Press Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Kindle Purchase: Powell’s | Amazon | IndieBound | iBooks In this book for 8- to 12-year-old kids, Jimmy lives in a … Continue reading

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