John Grogan





John Grogan

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March 20, 1957

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John Grogan has spent more than 25 years as a newspaper journalist. Previously he worked as a reporter, bureau chief, and columnist at newspaper in Michigan and Florida. He is also the former editor on chief of Rodale's Organic Gardening magazine. His work has won numerous awards, including the National Press Club's Consumer Journalism Award. His first book, Marley & Me, is a number one international bestseller that was as a major motion picture on 2008. His second book is The Longest Trip Home. John lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Jenny, and their three children.


John Grogan isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

I have allowed this blog to go dormant over the past several months as other projects and interests have grabbed and held my attention. I do intend to drop by here as time allows with occasional posts and updates. But in the meantime, you can find me more regularly on Facebook and Twitter, @johngroganbooks.


Thank you all for following along, and here’s hoping everyone has a happy holiday season....

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Marley: A Dog Like No Other...
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December 2008, John Grogan
"I hope that readers can relate on many levels. The kids my age were growing up during the social upheaval of the '60s and '70s, and we were hardwired to question authority. We're all sons and daughters, and we all have to make our peace with our parents and their values to find our own place in the world. That's really what this story is about." ...More

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“A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in a shaft of winter sunlight. And as he grew old and achy, he taught me about optimism in the face of adversity. Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty.”
John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog

“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.
It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.”
John Grogan, Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog

“Animal lovers are a special breed of humans, generous of spirit, full of empathy, perhaps a little prone to sentimentality, and with hearts as big as a cloudless sky”
John Grogan, Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog

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