Thursday, June 9, 2011
Author Lilian Braun Jackson has passed away
Sad news in the literary world this week: prolific mystery author Lilian Braun Jackson died June 4, 2011. Jackson was the author of the popular Cat Who... mystery series. The series began in 1966 with The Cat Who Could Read Backwards. Jackson wrote two sequels and then took an eighteen-year hiatus before continuing the series. In all, there are 29 books in the Cat Who... series, the most recent being The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers, published in 2007. Jackson was 69 years old.