LONDON: Dave Eggers will deliver this year’s PEN HG Wells Lecture on the theme of digital human rights. Sunday, December 16. Tickets available here.

History’s a Bitch: A Dog Walk Through Time


Robb Fritz lives in Los Angeles. He grew up in northern Minnesota with a series of collies—one of whom reportedly saved him at the age of three from drowning in an icy lake. He now lives with three politically indifferent cats. In this column he follows various dogs’ wide-eyed, bushy-tailed, oblivious role in world events, bloody, earth changing or in some way memorable for the ages.