Jon Katz: "A Dog Year" (Villard)
Over the course of a year, Jon Katz lost both of his gentle old yellow labs, and adopted two energetic young border collies. Katz -- and dogs! -- join Diane to talk about the pet-owner relationship and the many adjustments he faced during "A Dog Year."
author of six novels and eleven works of nonfiction, he writes columns about dogs and rural life for "Slate" and cohosts an award-winning show, "Dog Talk," on Northeast Public Radio.