Daniela Blei

Daniela Blei is a historian and book editor in San Francisco. She writes about history, politics, and now dogs.

Stories By Daniela Blei

I Hired a Real-Life Pet Detective

I never knew there were actual Ace Venturas until my dog went missing. But with scent-trackers and canine psychological analysis in her arsenal, this pet rescuer is no joke.

My Father’s Secret Life in the Hospital of Death

Growing up in Chicago, my dad barely spoke of the horrors he witnessed during Argentina’s “Dirty War.” Then one day a doom-filled document landed on our doorstep and I finally began to understand.