Thursday, May 26, 2011

Paging Cordwainer Smith

TIME: In his new book Amazing Dogs: A Cabinet of Canine Curiosities, Cardiff University historian Jan Bondeson mines obscure German periodicals to reveal the Nazis' failed attempt to
breed an army of educated dogs that could read, write and talk.

Hat tip to Jeff Segal and David Cranmer.

2 comments:

  1. And Wells. The pooches had some problems with dog-earing. And books are tasty.

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  2. If Smith doesn't answer his page, try channeling Olaf Stapledon!

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