Gail Caldwell and Caroline Knapp were long time friends. Both were writers, Caroline the leading literary celebrity with her book Drinking: a Love Story propelling her to popularity. They also shared a love of drinking, which both had to overcome. They also had a great love of dogs. The book celebrates their levels of friendship, Caroline’s battle with cancer and Gail’s great grief at the loss of her friends. This is a great read for lovers of books, lovers of dogs, and everyone who has had a deep friendship and lost that friend.