Literary Nonfiction. Some human lives can be measured in dogs. Writer/musician John Armstrong is such a person, and in A SERIES OF DOGS, he takes the measure of his own, now at nine dogs' lives and counting.A hilarious, perceptive and moving memoir that is really about the dogs that have added texture and meaning to his own journey, A SERIES OF DOGS introduces the reader to a cast of some of the most memorable characters to come along in Canadian literature in some time—all of them dogs.
Heidi Greco @ Vancouver SunMike Usinger @ The Georgia Straight
John Armstrong is an award-winning journalist, writer and musician. He is the author of three books, GUILTY OF EVERYTHING (shortlisted for the BC Book Prize), WAGES, and A SERIES OF DOGS (longlisted for the Leacock Medal for Humour). After his early days as frontman Buck Cherry of The Modernettes, Armstrong began a 15-year long career as a journalist with the Vancouver Sun. He now lives with his family and dogs in Chilliwack, BC.