Category Archives: An Award Winning Book

E.B. White On Dogs – book review

E.B. White (1899-1985) was a prominent and beloved American writer, well known for his essays in The New Yorker magazine, for a number of children’s book (Charlotte’s Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, Stuart Little, and others), and as co-author … Continue reading

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‘Our Debt to the Dog’ by Bryan Cummins Wins Top Award~!

Our Debt to the Dog: How the Domestic Dog Helped Shape Human Societies, by Bryan Cummins (Carolina Academic Press, 2013; ISBN : 978-1-59460-720-2). Reviewed for LiteraryDogs.com by Don Messerschmidt on September 22 2013 Back on September 22, 2013, we wrote … Continue reading

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Our Debt to the Dog. Book Review

Our Debt to the Dog: How the Domestic Dog Helped Shape Human Societies By Bryan Cummins Reviewed for LiteraryDogs.com by Don Messerschmidt   Every so often a block-buster book, a big book, comes along takes the dog world by storm. … Continue reading

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Duggan’s SALUKI (Book Review)

Saluki: The Desert Hound and the English Travelers Who Brought It to the West, by Brian Patrick Duggan. Reviewed by Bryan Cummins. It is unfortunately true that many dog books, especially so-called “breed books,” are more of the same: reiteration … Continue reading

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A Quest for the Authentic

‘Big Dogs of Tibet and the Himalayas: A Personal Journey‘ by Don Messerschmidt (Orchid Press 2011). Book cover design by Hans-Dietrich* Review by Daniel Taylor This remarkable book is worth reading—even if a reader is not particularly interested in big … Continue reading

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BEST DOG BOOK OF 2012

‘Lipstick and the Leash’  by Camilla Gray-Nelson The Dog Writers Association of America held its annual meeting in Manhattan on February 13, 2013. That evening they presented Camilla Gray-Nelson with top honors, naming her book, LIPSTICK AND THE LEASH: DOG … Continue reading

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