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  1. says:

    A book full of stories about dogs?? How could I turn it down? I loved this book except for the size it was kind of ungainly The stories range from the 1910s to the 2000s Some are fiction some are essays and nonfiction Interspersed through the

  2. says:

    A great coffee table book Not all of the stories were really about dogs though all featured dogs as a part of the plot Great Thurber

  3. says:

    If you're a dog lover you'll find a lot of appealing stories in this book

  4. says:

    I liked the story about the New York police dogs The book is too big to read it all

  5. says:

    Some of the stories show their age through the language used but overall a decent collection of stories if you are a fan of the New Yorker

  6. says:

    Loved the book It is a complete testament to good writing about those delightful beings we call dogs

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    Ever since humans started throwing scraps to the adventurous wolves beyond the firelight dogs have been inspiring us and drawing forth from us the full spectrum of our emotional capacity From enjoyment love and gratitude to exasperation fear a

  8. says:

    Ever since humans started throwing scraps to the adventurous wolves beyond the firelight dogs have been inspiring us and drawing forth from us

  9. says:

    A beautiful book as New Yorker would do The introduction from Malcolm Gladwell one of my favorite authors decries the lack of space for dogs in the city full of dog lovers He also has two dog stories in here one being Whath the Dog Saw I am not one for fiction which is most of what we have here let a lone canin

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    An enjoyable collection of cartoons short stories and articles published by the New Yorker magazine I believe the oldest item in the book is from the 1930's There are short stories by James Thurber and many of his cartoons an article on Cesar Milan articles from non dog lovers stories by people who adore dogs I

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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 wor. Ever since humans started throwing scraps to the adventurous wolves beyond the firelight dogs have been inspiring us and drawing forth from us the full spectrum of our emotional capacity From enjoyment love and gratitude to exasperation fear and cruelty our reactions to our furry companions have been a mirror of our greatest virtues and our deepest shortcomings If you re thinking of reading The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs in the hopes of finding one warm and fuzzy tug at the old heartstrings story after another you may be disappointed though probably not for long This is The New Yorker after all and this collection compiled and contributed to by The New Yorker Magazine s Malcolm Gladwell lives up to the reputation for breadth and sophistication we ve come to expect It is a book to be savored something to be read in its smallest components and pondered It is divided into four sections Good Dogs Bad Dogs Top Dogs and Under Dogs Each section is introduced by a piece from writer cartoonist and New Yorker editor James Thurber 1894 1961 who was obsessed with dogs both in his writing and his drawings Fiction poetry journalism and creative nonfiction blend to form a panorama of all aspects of life with man s best friend Better yet the writers are a cross section of the best of the 20th century EB White Ogden Nash Arthur Miller Wislawa Szymborska Ann Sexton John Updike and TC Boyle to name a fewYou ll learn about working dogs and how the training of police dogs and guide dogs diverged You ll encounter the lingo of dog fanciers I grew up with a beagle and my artistic side would have been enriched by the knowledge that she wasn t wagging her tail she was feathering her stern She wasn t barking she was giving voice or openingThen there s the perplexity that has surrounded the study of the canine s olfactory talents Dogs you will learn can find cell phones in buckets of waterBlock uoteA good dog is a natural super soldier strong yet acrobatic fierce yet obedient It can leap higher than most men and run twice as fast Its eyes are euipped for night vision its ears for supersonic hearing its mouth for subduing the most fractious prey But its true glory is its nose In the 1970s researchers found that dogs could detect even a few particles per million of a substance in the nineties subtle instruments lowered the threshold to particles per billion the most recent tests have brought it down to particles per trillion It s a little disheartening really Paul Waggoner a behavioral scientist at the Canine Detection Research Institute at Auburn University in Alabama told me I spent a good six years of my life chasing this idea only to find that it was all about the limitations of my euipment Beware of the Dogs Burkhard Bilger 34Block uote endOne of my favorite articles tackles the uestion of how dogs came to be domesticated in the first place Did humans capture and breed wolf cubs as some believe Or was it the proto dog s idea to hang out with humans The uestion springs from a father s story of coming to terms with his daughter s irrepressible desire for a Havanese puppyBlock uoteIt wasn t cub snatching on the part of humans but breaking and entering on the part of wolves that gave us dogs Hey you be ferocious and eat them when you can catch them the proto dogs said in evolutionary effect to their wolf siblings We ll just do what they like and have them feed us Dignity It s a small price to pay for free food Check with you in ten thousand years and we ll see who s had kids Estimated planetary dog population one billion Estimated planetary wild wolf population three hundred thousand Dog Story by Adam Gopnik 11Block uote endAnd then there are the cartoons A dog walking on a leash says to a dog holding his own leash So how long have you been self employed A dog looking at a menu in a restaurant says to the waiter Is the homework fresh In A Note on Thurber s Dogs Adam Gopnik relates a Buddhist like train of one uestion morphing into anotherBlock uoteThose of us who care about dogs and The New Yorker ask a similar straightforward seeming uestion that also provokes several trick turns For us the uestion Why did James Thurber always draw dogs really means something like Why do dogs matter for writers or even What draws writers to any of their strange obsessive subjects Which is another way of asking What is the way 381Block uote end Absolute Trust (Renegade, is a gift to dog lovers everywhere from the greatest magazine La isla de la calavera in the wor. 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’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. Some of the stories show their age through the language used but overall a decent collection of stories if you are a fan of the New Yorker