Table of Contents for Big New Yorker Book of Dogs


Foreword xiii
Malcolm Gladwell
GOOD DOGS
Snapshot of a Dog
3(3)
James Thurber
Dog Around The Block
6(1)
E. B. White
Dog Story
7(12)
Adam Gopnik
For A Good Dog
19(2)
Ogden Nash
Dog Heaven
21(10)
Stephanie Vaughn
Bereavement
31(2)
Kevin Young
Beware of the Dogs
33(16)
Burkhard Bilger
The Watcher
49(2)
Ruth Stone
Dog Run Moon
51(9)
Callan Wink
Great Dog Poem No. 2
60(3)
Mark Strand
Dog Days
63(7)
Marjorie Garber
Wisdom Tinged with Joy
70(1)
Dorothea Tanning
Dog Language
71(4)
Ian Frazier
BAD DOGS
From "The Pet Department"
75(6)
James Thurber
Dog Trouble
81(11)
Cathleen Schine
Peacock
92(2)
Alexandra Fuller
What The Dog Saw
94(14)
Malcolm Gladwell
Bulldog
108(6)
Arthur Miller
Don't do That
114(2)
Stephen Dunn
Scooped
116(3)
Lauren Collins
Troublemakers'
119(9)
Malcolm Gladwell
Walking The Dog: A Diatribe
128(3)
Mona Van Duyn
From Metamorphoses
131(5)
John Cheever
Worse Than His Bite
136(2)
Eric Konigsberg
Tennis Ball
138(1)
Donald Hall
Man Blames Dog
139(2)
Ben McGrath
Chablis
141(2)
Donald Barthelme
Dog
143(1)
Virginia Woods Bellamy
Down The Leash
144(21)
Angelica Gibbs
TOP DOGS
A Preface to Dogs
165(4)
James Thurber
The Dog Star
169(10)
Susan Orlean
The Owner of Ben Finney
179(5)
Alexander Woollcott
His Life as a Dog
184(2)
Rebecca Mead
Your Face on the Dog's Neck
186(3)
Anne Sexton
Rich Bitch
189(11)
Jeffrey Toobin
Small-Town Life
200(3)
George W. S. Trow
Tallyho!
203(8)
E. J. Kahn, Jr.
Show Dog
211(7)
Susan Orlean
The Unruly Thoughts of The Dog Trainer's Lover
218(2)
Elizabeth MacKlin
Real Dogs
220(2)
Richard Cohen
LA Forza Del Alpo
222(3)
Roger Angell
Monologue of A Dog Ensnared in History
225(1)
Wislawa Szymborska
Scratch and Sniff
226(2)
Ian Frazier
Dogology
228(21)
T. Coraghessan Boyle
Dogtown
249(2)
Ben McGrath
Fanciers
251(4)
George W. S. Trow
Dog Race
255(24)
Roald Dahl
UNDERDOGS
The Departure of Emma Inch
279(4)
James Thurber
Lost Dog
283(10)
Susan Orlean
Tapka
293(8)
David Bezmozgis
The Promotion
301(3)
James Tate
Pet Scan
304(9)
Jerome Groopman
The Dog
313(12)
Roddy Doyle
Line and Tree
325(13)
A. J. Liebling
The Door on West Tenth Street
338(7)
Maeve Brennan
Red Dog
345(1)
Dave Smith
Obedience
346(2)
Joan Acocella
Dog on A Chain
348(1)
Charles Simic
Reach For The Sky
349(4)
Jim Shepard
Shaggy-Dog Story
353(3)
Kate Julian
Deaths of Distant Friends
356(4)
John Updike
"Das Mitbringen Von Hunden IST Polizeilich Verboten"
360(1)
David Daiches
V.I.P. Treatment
361(2)
Ben McGrath
The American Dog in Crisis
363(4)
Calvin Tomkins
Ava's Apartment
367(14)
Jonathan Lethem
A Note on Thurber's Dogs
381(4)
Adam Gopnik
Acknowledgments 385(2)
Contributors 387(6)
Illustration Credits 393