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Books about pets

Book cover art: Love Immortal: Antique Photographs and Stories of Dogs and Their People

On The Point, our monthly book show theme is pets. Host Mindy Todd sits down with book experts Gabrielle Faria-Kalkanis, Reference and Adult Services Librarian at Sturgis Library, and Jessica Rudden-Dube, Executive Director of Cotuit Libraryto talk about their favorite books with a pet theme. We hear from listeners from around the region.

Gabrielle's picks:
The Friend-Sigrid Nunez
Brood  -Jackie Polzin
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves -Karen Joy Fowler
Alfie & Me- Carl Safina
Horse- Geraldine Brooks
H is for Hawk -Helen Macdonald
Love Immortal: Antique Photographs and Stories of Dogs and Their People- Anthony Cavo
Pet Potato -Josh Lacey

Listener picks.
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst
Knit your Own Dog and Knit you own Cat by Sally Muir
Moorland Mousie- Golden Gorse
Arnie the Darling Starling by Margarete Corbo
Chet and Bernie Mystery series by Spencer Quinn
Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

Jessica's Picks :
Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer Antonia Murphy
The Accidental Veterinarian -Philipp Schott, DVM
How to be a Good Creature -Sy Montgomery
I Could Chew on This: and Other Poems by Dog -Francesco Marciuliano
I Could Pee on This: and Other Poems by Cats -Francesco Marciuliano
Half Broke -Ginger Gaffney
Misunderstood: Why the Humble Rat May Be Your Best Pet Ever -Rachel Toor
The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World -Abigail Tucker
The Well-Dressed Dog: 26 Stylish Outfits & Accessories for Your Pet -Toshio Kaneko
Pipe Cleaner Pets -Takashi Morito (Papa Hedgehog)

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.