The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

September 21, 2009

Sept. 21, 1964

Andy Duncan writes science fiction and has won the Theodore Sturgeon Award and two World Fantasy Awards. The excerpt below is about a wizard discovering his talents.

"I blew soap bubbles from my palm into the face of a sleeping tabby as it floated past. The bubbles bobbed through the cat or was it the other way around."

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