Author photo. Credit: Larry D. Moore, Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX, Nov. 1, 2008

Credit: Larry D. Moore, Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX, Nov. 1, 2008

Jon Katz

Author of A Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me

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Battenkill Books, Tuesday, October 7 at 7pm
Jon Katz (A Dog Year, A Good Dog, Dancing Dogs, Rose in a storm, Dog Days, Geeks, Izzy & Lenore, Katz on Dogs, Running To The Mountain, Soul of a Dog, Going Home, The dogs of Bedlam Farm, The New Work of Dogs, The Second-Chance Dog: A Love Story, Saving Simon)

Jon Katz has written nineteen books—seven novels and twelve works of nonfiction—including Soul of a Dog, Izzy & Lenore, Dog Days, A Good Dog, and The dogs of Bedlam Farm. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Rolling Stone, Wired, and the AKC Gazette. He has worked for CBS News, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Katz is also a photographer and the author of a children’s book, Meet The dogs of Bedlam Farm. He lives on Bedlam Farm in upstate New York with the artist Maria Heinrich; his dogs, Rose, Izzy, Lenore, and Frieda; and his barn cats, Mother and Minnie. (added from Random House)… (more)

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Jon Katz
Booknotes, Sunday, March 23, 1997
Jon Katz discusses Virtuous Reality: How America Surrendered Discussion of Moral Values to Opportu nists: Nitwits, and Blockheads Like Wil.

Mr. Katz talked about his book, "Virtuous Reality: How America Surrendered Discussion of Moral Values to Opportunists, Nitwits and Blockheads Like William Bennett," published by Random House. The book focuses on the cultural wars that have been spawned by new media outlets, such as talk radio and the Internet. He also criticized recent media phobia as being baseless. (timspalding)… (more)

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