Charlie: A Love Story A Bestseller At Diesel, A Bookstore In Malibu

Top Quote Charlie: A Love Story, a dog memoir by Barbara Lampert, has been named one of the top 10 bestselling books of 2012 at Diesel, A Bookstore, which is located in the heart of Malibu, California. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) December 15, 2012 - Manhattan Beach, CA - Diesel made this announcement as part of its annual list of its 50 bestselling books of the year. It has been said that Diesel, a premier bookstore, carefully selects its books, preferring those that are very well-written, and Charlie: A Love Story certainly is no exception.

    Charlie: A Love Story tells of the remarkable journey shared between best friends Lampert and her Golden Retriever, Charlie.

    Have you ever loved a dog? Were or are they your best friend and the best dog in the world? If you've shared that kind of love, Charlie: A Love Story will touch you deeply. Charlie: A Love Story is like no other dog memoir. Not just because Charlie was an exceptional dog, but because Barbara tells the story of her best friend as she and Charlie are living it. Charlie had an incredible zest for life and great courage, and you'll be amazed watching him overcome numerous obstacles, despite his age and size. Most of all, your heartstrings will be pulled by this once-in-a-lifetime relationship.

    Charlie: A Love Story started out as a gardening journal, but Charlie turned it into an inspiring day-to-day memoir about the last few years of his unforgettably resilient life. Crisp prose, elegant storytelling, and raw emotion offer readers a close-up, in-the-moment view of a truly deep connection that still lives on.

    Author Lampert is a psychotherapist who specializes in relationships, and her experience complements a refreshingly open look at an intimate and profound relationship between a woman and her very wise old dog, making Charlie: A Love Story a soul-satisfying must read. So put another log on the fire, curl up with your pooch, or your memories, and pick up Charlie: A Love Story. You'll relate to and be warmed by Charlie and his best friend Barbara.

    Barbara Lampert resides in Malibu, California. Charlie: A Love Story is her first book.

    Charlie: A Love Story is available not only at Diesel but also on,, and, as well as through Ingram and Baker & Taylor.

    For more information about Charlie: A Love Story, or to contact the author directly, please visit

    Langdon Street Press Paperback: $14.95 ISBN: 978-1-936782-25-3

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