Small Dog, Big Dog Hardcover – Bargain Price, June 29, 2010
Small Dog, Big Dog Hardcover – Bargain Price, June 29, 2010. by. Barbara Karant (Author). Barbara Karant is the author and photographer of the critically acclaimed dog photography book Greyhounds and she nationally known in the design and art communities for the artistic beauty and the level of photographic quality she demands in her work. Her work is represented in permanent collections including The Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, The St. Louis Art Museum, The Stanford University Art Museum, the Chrysler Museum, The Polaroid Collection, and the Avon Collection, to name a few.
Small Dog, Big Dog book. Featuring an Introduction by Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Do. .
Large or small, dogs have a way of bringing out the best in people
Large or small, dogs have a way of bringing out the best in people.
From the bestselling author of Inside of a Dog- an incredible journey into the olfactory world of man’s best friend. Readers will finish this book feeling that they have broken free of their human constraints and understanding smell as never before; that they have, for however fleetingly, been a dog. And, as The Boston Globe says about Being a Dog, becoming more doglike, not surprisingly, can make anyone’s life a little more vivid.
You may have heard the expression that dogs 'see with their noses. But these creature's amazing nasal architecture actually reveals a whole world beyond what we can see. Alexandra Horowitz illustrates how the dog's nose can smell the past, the future and even things that can't be seen at al.
Few dogs are as emotionally engaging or physically elegant as the greyhound. Its unmatched fleetness is key to the breed's longtime survival. Visit the Barbara Karant author page. Author of The Lovely Bones and The Almost Moon.
Horowitz introduces the reader to dogs’ perceptual and cognitive abilities and then draws a picture of what it might be like to be a dog. What’s it like to be able to smell not just every bit of open food in the house but also to smell sadness in humans, or even the passage of time? How does . What’s it like to be able to smell not just every bit of open food in the house but also to smell sadness in humans, or even the passage of time? How does a tiny dog manage to play successfully with a Great Dane?
Alexandra Horowitz describes dogs as "anthropologists among us", and in this engaging book, her first, she studies them with the same intensity and affection that they devote to us. She has her own dogs.
Horowitz began her career observing rhinos and bonobos, which are apparently much more respectable.