A Writer’s Best Friend
Our research seems to be conclusive proof that writers look like their dogs …
John Steinbeck and his beloved poodle Charley
Truman Capote and his bulldog Maggie.
James Herriot and his terrier (name and breed unknown)
And as incontrovertible proof …
Thomas Hardy with his mischievous fox terrier Wessex
Want to know what the critics made of the latest book, film or play? The Omnivore rounds up newspaper reviews, bringing you a cross section of intelligent opinion.