Lilian Jackson Braun

Novels of Lilian Jackson Braun

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Lilian Jackson was born on June 20, 1913, in Willimansett, a village within the city of Chicopee, Massachusetts. She was married to Earl Bettinger and lived in North Carolina. She once lived in Bad Ax, Michigan — similar to “Pick Ax,” where her novels are based. Her protagonists are Jim Qwilleran and two cats, Koko and Yum Yum. Braun died in 2011.

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1966The Cat Who Could Read Backwards
1967The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern
1968The Cat Who Turned On and Off
1986The Cat Who Saw Red
1987The Cat Who Played Brahms
1988The Cat Who Played Post Office
1988The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare
1988The Cat Who Sniffed Glue
1989The Cat Who Went Underground
1989Mystery Catsanthology
1990The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts
1990The Cat Who Lived High
1991The Cat Who Knew a Cardinal
1991The Cat Who Moved a Mountain
1992The Cat Who Wasn't There
1993The Cat Who Went Into the Closet
1993More Mystery Catsanthology
1994The Cat Who Came to Breakfast
1995The Cat Who Blew the Whistle
1995Mystery Cats III: More Feline Feloniesanthology, with Cynthia Manson
1996The Cat Who Said Cheese
1997The Cat Who Tailed a Thief
1998The Cat Who Sang for the Birds
1998The Cat Who... Companionby Sharon A. Feaster, including Braun interview
1999The Cat Who Saw Stars
1999The Cat Who Put Four in a Box [Knew Shakesspeare / Played Post Office / Saw Red / Played Brahms]boxed set
2000The Cat Who Robbed a Bank
2000The Cat Who... Cookbookby Julie Murphy and Sally Abney Stempinski, with foreword by Braun
2001The Cat Who Smelled a Rat
2002The Cat Who Went Up the Creek
2002Short & Tall Tales: Moose County Legends Collected by James MacKintosh Qwilleran
2003The Cat Who Brought Down the House
2003The Private Life of the Cat Who... Tales of Koko and Yum Yum from the Journals of James MacKintosh Qwilleran
2003The Cat Who... Quiz Bookby Robert J. Headrick, Jr., with introduction by Braun
2003The Cat Who Killed Lilian Jackson Braunparody novel by Robert Kaplow
2004The Cat Who Talked Turkey
2005The Cat Who Went Bananas
2006The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell
2006Two Cats, Three Tales [Could Read Backwards / Ate Danish Modern / Turned On and Off]omnibus
2006The Cat Who... Reunion Cookbookby Julie Murphy and Sally Abney Stempinski, with foreword by Braun
2007The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers