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My Dog: The Paradox

June 4, 2013

Matthew “The Oatmeal” InmaImagen’s My Dog: The Paradox is a funny and endearing ode to man’s strange, reckless, and beloved best friend. This comic-turned-book contemplates the inner thoughts and fears of these “bearlike creatures”, all while reminding us why we love our dogs. The New York Times bestselling author has written the perfect Father’s Day gift for dog lovers with a sense of humor. In the book, Inman ponders some age-old questions: Why do dogs love cars but fear hair dryers? How can they eat blocks of wood but reject broccoli? And why do they clean their private parts so obsessively? In classic Oatmeal style–see How I See My Dog/Friendbeast–the author poses these questions with comedy, logic, and love. From the man who spent his birthday feeding peanut butter to bears, Inman crafts a quirky and beautiful story about what it means to be a dog.

Matthew Inman is the creator of The Oatmeal, which receives 7 million visitors a month. He has previously published 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin (And Other Useful Guides) and How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You. You can buy My Dog: The Paradox at Barnes &, and your local Indie bookstore.

Samantha Brown

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