I am a poor lost woof from the kennel of Fate looking for a dog to belong to.
Saul Bellow’s letters again. This time a review in The Nation, from where I got the splendid Bellow quote above. There’s actually another dog quote from Bellow as well:
… and then a nice police dog chained to a parking meter, wearing a cast on his broken leg and barking. He may have been asking to see the humanity in relation to which he was supposed to be a dog.
Read the article; it’s full of lovely quotes.