Connie’s Book Club
Curl up with a good dog and a good book
Travels with Casey: My Journey Through our Dog-Crazy Country
By Benoit Denizet-Lewis
This engaging and illuminating book chronicles New York Times writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis four-month journey through the United States with his beloved Labrador, Casey, in tow. Denizet-Lewis’ own adoring, sometimes slightly neurotic relationship with Casey (see the entry in which he sees a shrink specializing in pet relationships) lands him in good stead to understand the depths of the bond between man and dog, and his quest to explore the lives of dog lovers all across the country yields fascinating and touching stories illustrating just how powerful, special, and deep our shared bond really is. A thoroughly engrossing look at our enduring love affair with man’s best friend.
A Hundred Pieces of Me
By Lucy Dillon With a divorce in her recent past, Gina Bellamy, along with her faithful rescued Greyhound, must determine what is most important to her. A Hundred Pieces of Me takes a look at what it means to start anew, what you should take with you, and what is okay to leave in your past.
Dogs in Cars
By Lara Jo Regan A wonderful reminder to take pleasure in the little things, this happinessinducing book captures the unbridled enthusiasm of our best friends out for a car ride. Is it any wonder we love our dogs as we do? This collection of photos is the very definition of joyride.