Cat Stories (2001)
A collection by Michael Marshall Smith

Cover art by Patti Kaufman


SYNOPSIS: Michael Marshall Smith's first US chapbook! This mini-collection gathers Smith's cat-related tales, including the classics "The Man Who Drew Cats" and "Not Waving" and the brand new "They Also Serve", a rare science fiction piece. Smith also has written an introduction - his thoughts on why cats are such special creatures. Art by Patti Kaufman.

CAT STORIES was printed in the following manner:

350 numbered softcover chapbooks, signed by the author


15 lettered, traycased, clothbound, hand-sewn hardcovers, signed by the author and artist. Each hardcover features an original cat sketch by the author, and a lettered facsimile of the original handwritten manuscript of "The Man Who Drew Cats" is enclosed in the traycase.


(lettered, traycased, hardcover edition with bonus chapbook)

"If you're feline like a twist in the tail, I recommend you puss-ue this book and kitten on to Michael Marshall Smith's purr-fect stories -- they are the cat's whiskers!"
— Stephen Jones, Editor of THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF BEST NEW HORROR series.