Author Lilian Jackson Braun Dead at Age 97

Posted on June 7, 2011

Lilian Jackson Braun - author of long-running "The Cat Who" mystery series - has died at age 97. Braun authored a total of 29 "Cat Who" novels. The series was about crime reporter Jim Qwilleran (Qwill) and his crime-solving Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum.

The 29th book in the "Cat Who" series, The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers, was published in 2007. A 30th novel, The Cat Who Smelled Smoke, was scheduled for publication in 2008, but was never published.

You can read more obits about Lilian Jackson Braun on the New York Times, BBC and the Reuters.

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