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New York Times Bestselling Author, Animal Lover

Jon Katz has written twenty-three books: eight novels, one collection of short stories, and fourteen works of nonfiction, including Saving Simon, Soul of a Dog, Izzy & Lenore, Dog Days, A Good Dog, The Dogs of Bedlam Farm, and The Second Chance Dog. Katz is also a photographer and the author of two children’s books, Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm and Lenore Finds a Friend. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Rolling Stone, and the AKC Gazette. He has worked for CBS News, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Katz lives on Bedlam Farm in upstate New York with his wife, the artist Maria Wulf; his dogs, Lenore, Frieda, and Red; his donkeys, Simon, Lulu, and Fanny; and his barn cats, Mother and Minnie.

No one brings to life the remarkable bond between humans and their dogs like New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz. He has warmed our spirits with enchanting tales and keen observations of his animal menagerie—the dogs, sheep, chickens, and other residents of Bedlam Farm.

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The Real World of Real Animals

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