BlogHer Talks to Julie Klam

In the midst of her whirlwind book tour for BlogHer Book Club pick Love at First Bark, we caught up with memoirist Julie Klam. ...more
Rescuing jumping beans? That cracked me up!more

My Dogs Are Finally Housetrained

I was a little late writing this essay -- I meant to do it a week ago, but was in the middle of moving from one apartment to another. The reason we were moving was because our apartment had become Manhattan’s answer to the Amityville Horror. It wasn’t haunted by poltergeists or ghosts, but instead by extremely bad plumbing and the occasional rat riding the elevator. Also, there was no gas, going on for some seven months, and there were drug dealers on the fourth and eighth floors. Though the walls hadn’t actually bled, we’d seen blood on them, as well as on the floors and in the elevator -- some sort of “stabbing incident” was the explanation we got. ...more
That's awesome! I don't know how you lasted so long. We just moved and our dog wasn't happy, so ...more

Hope and Love in Julie Klam's Love at First Bark

Julie Klam's Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself is yes, about rescuing dogs -- but it's really about more than that. It's a book about hope and love. It's about hoping that we can change a life and the love we find when we try -- even when that life is attached to a four legs. ...more
It's funny how the dogs in our lives - even those that are with us for a very brief period of ...more

Get to Know Love at First Bark Author Julie Klam

Julie Klam grew up in Bedford, New York. After attending NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and interning at Late Night with David Letterman, she wrote for such publications as O, The Oprah Magazine, Rolling Stone, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour, and The New York Times Magazine, and for the VH1 television show Pop-Up Video, where she earned an Emmy nomination. She lives with her husband, daughter, and several dogs in Manhattan. She's the author of You Had Me at Woof, Please Excuse My Daughter and her BlogHer Book Club pick, Love at First Bark. ...more
Bummer - no stops in Colorado?more

(EXCERPT) Love at First Bark

If you haven't had a chance to pick up a copy of BlogHer Book Club's pick Love at First Bark, here's an excerpt to get you started. ...more