5 Fantastic Dog Books
by Carrie Sessarego
Groucho Marx once famously said, “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”
Indeed, dogs and books go together like chew toys and tennis balls. Here are five recommended books about very good dogs.
1. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
This classic novel of adventure is as exciting now as it was when first published in 1916. Buck grows up pampered and adored in “the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley,” until he is stolen, transported to Alaska, and trained as a sled dog. In Alaska, Buck quickly learns how to fight for dominance among other sled dogs and how to survive a series of masters ranging from indifferent to abusive. Buck find a true friend in John Thorton, but is also tempted to abandon the world of humans altogether…continue reading the Spring issue of SEARCH Magazine.