Selected Shorts: Pets!
Rebecca Kai Dotlich, , read by Jane Curtin, Kate Burton and others. . Symphony Space, $28 ( , unabridged selections, three CDs, 3 hrs., $28 ISBN p) ISBN 978-1-934033-01-2
This audio collection takes in a range of creatures and wry twists that form a timely antidote to the current trend of putting pets on pedestals. The most notable tale is Gail Godwin’s “St. George,” in which Curtin captures both the hilarity and poignancy of a dragon’s short sojourn in the apartment of a baffled medievalist. T.C. Boyle’s “Heart of a Champion” lampoons the
Reviewed on: 10/29/2007