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Michael Schaffer

Michael Schaffer

Michael Schaffer is a former staff writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer, US News & World Report, and Washington City Paper, and has written for The Washington Post, Slate, The Daily Beast, and The New Republic, among other publications. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Keltie Hawkins, and their daughter, Eleanor. They insist that their own pets, Murphy the Saint Bernard and Amelia the black cat, are not freakishly pampered.

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One Nation Under Dog

Michael Schaffer

Henry Holt and Co.

A witty, insightful, and affectionate examination of how and why we spend billions on our pets, and what this tells us about ourselvesIn 2003, Michael Schaffer and his wife...

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