Message Board

Roger Grenier Message Board
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Grenier has written!

Author Grenier's Book Reviews

The Difficulty of Being a Dog
This is a thoughtful, philosophical look -- in small, bite-size bits -- at the relationships between dogs and humans, and what humans have made of dogs in their writings. The "chapters" are more like Pascalian pensees: mostly two to three pages, but sometimes as short as a single paragraph. They discuss everything from dogs in dreams and famous literary non-appreciators of dogs, to ghastly historical incidents such as the rounding up and exile to an isla...