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MAGNUM DOGS  

(Thames & Hudson, £16.99)

MAGNUM DOGS (Thames & Hudson, £16.99) From strays to pampered pooches, this collection of their canine photography teems with humour and warmth

Magnum photographers have covered hard-hitting topics across the globe: war, crime, politics and . . . dogs. From strays to pampered pooches, this collection of their canine photography teems with humour and warmth. 

German photographer Thomas Hoepker captured this image of a glamorous cigar-chomping New York hound (pictured) — presumably on her way to lunch with the girls. Why do we love photographs of dogs? Because, according to this charming book, in them ‘we recognise ourselves’. Well, it’s true we often share a love of food and long walks — but us humans generally draw the line at rolling in fox poo . . .  

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