Good Boy

Jennifer Finney Boylan knows that to write about dogs is to write about the very nature of love.

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Review of ‘Good Boy’

Each memoirist chooses flashpoints to segment her life: jobs, elections, romantic relationships, rehab stints. In the memoir Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, Jennifer Finney Boylan selects beloved canines as her narrative device and shares the life lessons they imparted in life and death. Yet the heart of the book is about learning self-love and learning to…

Interview with Jennifer Finney Boylan

Jennifer Finney Boylan’s dogs taught her about more than mere puppy love. It’s that healing, sustaining love that gets us through life’s letdowns and losses.

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