Friday, June 25, 2010

Coffee with a canine: Jeffrey Marks & Scooter and Penny

This weekend's featured trio at Coffee with a Canine: Jeffrey Marks & Scooter and Penny.

Marks, on how they were all united:
We got Scooter after our first Scottie passed away. We were very sad about it, and suddenly I won the NCAA basketball pool and more than enough money to buy a new pet.

Both of the dogs came from reputable breeders near my family’s hometown in eastern Ohio. When I went to pick up Scooter, he jumped from the breeder’s arms right inside my coat and stayed there all the way home. He’s always been a cuddler. We picked up Penny in the midst of a nasty thunderstorm; she’s one who likes to...[read on]
Jeffrey Marks is the author of a number of literary biographies of some of the mystery writers of the 1940s and 1950s (Who Was That Lady?, Atomic Renaissance, and Anthony Boucher).

He is currently working on a biography of Erle Stanley Gardner, the man who wrote the Perry Mason series.

Visit Jeffrey Marks' website and check out his posts on the Little Blog of Murder.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Jeffrey Marks & Scooter and Penny.

--Marshal Zeringue