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Jon Katz

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Jon Katz is an author, photographer, and children's book writer. He lives on Bedlam Farm with his wife, the artist Maria Wulf, his four dogs, Rose, Izzy, Lenore and Frieda, two donkeys, Lulu and Fanny, and two barn cats. His next book, "Rose In A Storm" will be published by Random House on October 5.
He is working on a collection of short stories and a book on animal grieving.

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A Dog Year: Twelve Months, ...

4.09 avg rating — 3,900 ratings — published 2002 — 17 editions
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A Good Dog: The Story of Or...

3.93 avg rating — 2,697 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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Izzy & Lenore: Two Dogs, an...

4.06 avg rating — 1,970 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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The Dogs of Bedlam Farm: An...

3.94 avg rating — 1,843 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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Dog Days: Dispatches from B...

3.89 avg rating — 1,175 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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Soul of a Dog: Reflections ...

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Rose in a Storm

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The New Work of Dogs: Tendi...

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Dancing Dogs: Stories

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Going Home: Finding Peace W...

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"I feel so fortunate to have received an advance copy of this book. It is a book I could relate to. I read it with my faithful black lab at my feet. Having worked at a free-range veal and lamb farm which employed a couple of sheep dogs, I could eas..." Read more of this review »
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" I'm the author and I appreciate this review, not only because it's positive (I love nice reviews of course) but because Roxanne picked up on something ...more "
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"Received this through Goodreads First Reads giveaway and was very pleasantly surprised to be engrossed in the story (as I would never classify myself as a lover of dogs). Both heartwarming and heartrending, the story is a pleasant diversion. "
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" In this topic,I hope to talk about how the minds of dogs really work. How they think in animal terms, not human terms. How we do a disservice to them ...more "
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“I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.”
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“ It is difficult to see ourselves as we are. Sometimes we are fortunate enough to have good friends, lovers or others who will do us the good service of telling us the truth about ourselves. When we don't, we can so easily delude ourselves, lose a sense of truth about ourselves, and our conscience loses power and purpose. Mostly, we tell ourselves what we would like to hear. We lose our way.”
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“The immature conscience is not its own master. It simply parrots the decisions of others. It does not make judgments of its own; it merely conforms to the judgments of others. That is not real freedom, and it makes true love impossible, for if we are to love truly and freely, we must be able to give something that is truly our own to another. If our heart does not belong to us, asks Merton, how can we give it to another?”
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