Lauren Slater is the author The $60,000 Dog: My Life With Animals. Kirkus Reviews called it: “A revealing, often surprising memoir . . . Slater continually surprises with connections she makes. Beautifully written, and not just for animal lovers.” Read more about the book here.
Slater is also the author of Welcome to My Country, Prozac Diary, Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir, Opening Skinner’s Box, the short-story collection Blue Beyond Blue, and Love Works Like This. She was editor of the 2006 edition of Best American Essays and co-edited (with Jessica Henderson Daniel and Amy Banks) The Complete Guide to Mental Health for Women. Read more about Lauren here.
Praise for Lauren Slater and her work:
“The beauty of Lauren Slater’s prose is shocking. . . . Slater’s vision is, ultimately, one of unity and possibility.”—Claire Messud, Newsday
“A lovely writer, easily read, often poetic.”—Michael Winerip, The New York Times Book Review
“An enormously poetic and ebullient writer.”—Elle
“Slater’s writing is confessional without being sentimental, honest without being overbearing.”—Joseph P. Kahn, The Boston Globe
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