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The Big New Yorker Book of Cats

by The New Yorker Magazine

Other authors: Margaret Atwood (Contributor), Thomas Beller (Contributor), Sally Benson (Contributor), Burkhard Bilger (Contributor), Elizabeth Bishop (Contributor)56 more, Michael Boland (Cover designer), T. Coraghessan Boyle (Contributor), Maeve Brennan (Contributor), John Brooks (Contributor), William Caslon (Font designer), Henri Cole (Contributor), Henry S.F. Cooper (Contributor), Roald Dahl (Contributor), M.F.K. Fisher (Contributor), Wolcott Gibbs (Contributor), Brendan Gill (Contributor), Dana Goodyear (Contributor), Robert Graves (Contributor), Emily Hahn (Contributor), Vicki Hearne (Contributor), Hendrik Hertzberg (Contributor), Ted Hughes (Contributor), Weldon Kees (Contributor), Jamaica Kincaid (Contributor), E.F. Kinkead (Contributor), Katharine T. Kinkead (Contributor), Anthony Lane (Foreword), Ariel Levy (Contributor), Ivy Litvinov (Contributor), Patricia Marx (Contributor), William Matthews (Contributor), Peter Matthiessen (Contributor), Lois Metzger (Contributor), Steven Millhauser (Contributor), John Montague (Contributor), Paul Muldoon (Contributor), Haruki Murakami (Contributor), Susan Orlean (Contributor), Amy Ozols (Contributor), Robert Pinsky (Contributor), J.F. Powers (Contributor), Alastair Reid (Contributor), Jean Rhys (Contributor), Selma Robinson (Contributor), Kay Ryan (Contributor), David Schickler (Contributor), Susan Sheehan (Contributor), Tom Sleigh (Contributor), George Steiner (Contributor), David G. Stevenson (Cover artist), Robert Sullivan (Contributor), Bernard Taper (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), Calvin Trillin (Contributor), Susan Turner (Designer), John Updike (Contributor), Sylvia Townsend Warner (Contributor), E. B. White (Contributor), Wallace White (Contributor), Thomas Whiteside (Contributor), Franz Wright (Contributor)

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Covers, cartoons, authors of pieces both longer and shorter, reflect current views of the feline subject in all its glory, and sometimes disgrace, as well as those of bygone days. Poets like Ted Hughes and Robert Graves sit alongside contributions from the magazine's former regular columnists--e.g., James Thurber's 1952 post-party tale "The Case of Dimity Ann" and E.B White's informative "How To Make a Cat Trap" (1930). Included in this generous collection are big cats, lost cats, Army cats, bookstore and even wine-shop cats, cat therapists, a cat man, catsitters and cat savers.… (more)
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Excellent collection of The New Yorker cartoons about cats and stories about the cartoons. Highly enjoyable for a cast lover. ( )
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Benson, SallyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bilger, BurkhardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bishop, ElizabethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boland, MichaelCover designersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyle, T. CoraghessanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brennan, MaeveContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brooks, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caslon, WilliamFont designersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cole, HenriContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Dahl, RoaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Gill, BrendanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Kincaid, JamaicaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kinkead, E.F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kinkead, Katharine T.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lane, AnthonyForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Covers, cartoons, authors of pieces both longer and shorter, reflect current views of the feline subject in all its glory, and sometimes disgrace, as well as those of bygone days. Poets like Ted Hughes and Robert Graves sit alongside contributions from the magazine's former regular columnists--e.g., James Thurber's 1952 post-party tale "The Case of Dimity Ann" and E.B White's informative "How To Make a Cat Trap" (1930). Included in this generous collection are big cats, lost cats, Army cats, bookstore and even wine-shop cats, cat therapists, a cat man, catsitters and cat savers.

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Anthology contains:
  • Fat Cats
    • Death of a Favorite / J.F. Powers
    • The Case of Dimity Ann / James Thurber
    • Defence of Cats / Wolcott Gibbs
    • The Smoker / David Schickler
    • Colloquy / Weldon Kees
    • Cat Story / Jamaica Kincaid
    • The Wineshop Cat / Sylvia Townsend Warner
    • Bookstore Cat / Susan Sheehan
    • Tomcat / Ted Hughes
    • Din-Din [excerpt] / Thomas Whiteside
    • Paunch / Paul Muldoon
    • Defection of a Favorite / J.F. Powers
  • Alley Cats
    • The cats / John Updike
    • Day and Age / Dana Goodyear
    • A Cat in Every Home / Katharine T. Kinkead
    • Cat House / Maeve Brennan
    • Town of Cats / Haruki Murakami
    • Cat's Robo-Cradle / Margaret Atwood
    • Lady of the Cats / Wolcott Gibbs and E.F. Kinkead
    • Army Cats / Tom Sleigh
    • Crouching Tiger, Trembling Penguin / Robert Sullivan
    • How to Make a Cat Trap / E.B. White
    • The Cat-Savers / Wallace White
    • A Dull, Ordinary, Normal Life in Manhattan / Bernard Taper
    • Cat Goddess / Robert Graves
  • Cat Fanciers
    • Tiger in the Snow / Peter Matthiessen
    • Where I Live / Amy Ozols
    • Intercat / Hendrik Hertzberg
    • The Last Meow / Burkhard Bilger
    • Propinquity / Alastair Reid
    • The Cattery / Henry S.F. Cooper
    • The Lady and the Tigers / Susan Orlean
    • The Cloister / William Matthews
    • Cat Fantasia / Thomas Beller
    • Cat-Sitting / John Brooks
    • Myself with Cats / Henri Cole
    • Cat Man [excerpt] / George Steiner
    • The Pet / Sally Benson
    • Door / Robert Pinsky
    • On the Death of a Cat / Franz Wright
    • Attention: Lost Cat / Patricia Marx
    • Living Room Leopards / Ariel Levy
  • Curious Cats
    • Edward the Conqueror / Roald Dahl
    • The Paw of a Cat / Kay Ryan
    • A Cat, a Future / Kay Ryan
    • Questions About Language—Cats / Vicki Hearne
    • Kitten in a Graveyard / Selma Robinson
    • Tooth and Claw / T. Coraghessan Boyle
    • Wet Thursday / Weldon Kees
    • Bluebell Regained / Brendan Gill
    • Kikimora / Jean Rhys
    • Old Woman / Ivy Litvinov
    • Electrical Storm / Elizabeth Bishop
    • Getting Through to the Others [excerpt] / Emily Hahn
    • Guardians / John Montague
    • Cat Therapist / Lois Metzger
    • Cat 'n' Mouse / Steven Millhauser
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