Outside of a Dog

Where it's not too dark to read




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Outside of a Dog is a generalist Bookwyrm instance. We welcome users from all over the world, commenting on books in any language. Audiobooks are books. Comics are books. Cookbooks are books.

Please read our Code of Conduct to see if this instance is a suitable fit for you.

Outside of a Dog is operated by @futzle@old.mermaid.town.

  • Active users: 32
  • Statuses posted: 5,230
  • Software version: 0.6.3

Welcome to Outside of a Dog!

Outside of a Dog is part of BookWyrm, a network of independent, self-directed communities for readers. While you can interact seamlessly with users anywhere in the BookWyrm network, this community is unique.

Good Omens is Outside of a Dog's most beloved book, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5.
More Outside of a Dog users want to read A Gentleman in Moscow than any other book.
The Fellowship of the Ring has the most divisive ratings of any book on Outside of a Dog.

Track your reading, talk about books, write reviews, and discover what to read next. Always ad-free, anti-corporate, and community-oriented, BookWyrm is human-scale software, designed to stay small and personal. If you have feature requests, bug reports, or grand dreams, reach out and make yourself heard.

Meet your admins

Outside of a Dog's moderators and administrators keep the site up and running, enforce the code of conduct, and respond when users report spam and bad behavior.




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Deborah Pickett


Joined 1 year, 1 month ago