Every great writer needs a mews: Mark Twain, Alice Walker, Haruki Murakami, Ursula K. Le Guin—this volume celebrates many famous authors who have shared their homes + hearts with furry feline friends. From the six-toed kitties who still inhabit the Ernest Hemingway Home + Museum in Florida, to the mewling muses of mystery writer Lilian Jackson Braun, cats are clearly, in the words of Gloria Steinem, “a writer’s most logical + agreeable companion.” Alison Natasi’s Writers + Their Cats feature photographs + stories from 45 famous authors that capture the special bond between wordsmith + mouser. You’ll see photographs from some of the most well-known authors including Beverly Cleary, Mark Twain, Stephen King, Sylvia Plath, + many more. Hardcover. 112 pages.