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New Books in Print: The Day the Dogs Talked

Hazard Adams (University of Washington)
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
CMU 202 (Simpson Center Conference Room)

New Books in Print
Hazard Adams
Professor Emeritus, Comparative Literature

The Day the Dogs Talked
(Booktrope, 2011)

Hazard Adams is Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor Emeritus of Humanities in Comparative Literature at the University of Washington. He is an internationally-known scholar of William Blake, W.B. Yeats, Joyce Cary, and the history of criticism.

Adams’ latest book, The Day the Dogs Talked, is a modern fable for readers young and old. When a leash law threatens Hilltown, a place where dogs have always been free to roam as they like, the dogs decide that the time has come for them to speak out in protest. So one day, they begin talking. And readers discover just what it is the dogs have been thinking all this time.

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