Author: Steven Rowley

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

Teddy is unhappily single in L.A. In between sessions with his therapist and dates with men he meets online, Teddy has debates with his dachshund, Lily, who occupies his heart. Unfortunately, he is also able to communicate with theoctopus” attached to Lily‘s head, which is soon revealed to be a metaphor for¬†Lily‘s lethal cranial tumor. As Lily‘s condition worsens, Teddy faces off with theoctopus“, engaging it in a battle of wills that takes on epic proportions. An exceedingly authentic, keenly insightful, funny¬†and ardent tribute to the purity of love between a pet and its human.

Genre: Fiction, Staff Picks
Subjects: Dachsunds, Dog Owners, Dogs, Gay men