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Mackenzi Lee | The History of the World in Fifty Dogs

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookshop. 

Mackenzi Lee will read from and sign her new nonfiction book, The History of the World in Fifty Dogs

We are partnering with Nuzzles & Co. Pet Rescue and Adoption. Dogs will be here and available for adoption during the event. 

Most dog lovers know Fido and Laika, but how about Martha, Paul McCartney's Old English Sheepdog? Or Peritas, Alexander the Great’s trusted canine companion? As long as there have been humans, those humans have had beloved companions—their dogs. From the ancient Egyptians mummifying their pups, to the Indian legend of the king who refused to enter the afterlife unless his dog was allowed there too, to the modern meme and popularity of terms like the corgi sploot, humans are undeniably obsessed with their dogs. Told in short, illustrated essays that are interspersed with both historical and canine factoids, The History of the World in Fifty Dogs brings to life some of history’s most memorable moments through the stories of the dogs that saw them happen. 

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of The History of the World in Fifty Dogs from The King's English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of The History of the World in Fifty Dogs today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 S 1500 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
The History of the World in Fifty Dogs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419740060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 15th, 2019