Of Cats and Men by Sam Kalda
Profiles of History's Great Cat-Loving Artists, Writers, Thinkers, and Statesmen

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...was thrilled to learn more about fellow cat lovers as well as charmed by your delightful illustrations.
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A stylish, illustrated gift book profiling notable cat-loving men throughout history.

Some of history’s greatest men have been cat lovers, and their cats have contributed to their genius and legacy: the static charge from a cat’s fur sparked young Nikola Tesla’s interest in electricity; Sir Isaac Newton is said to have invited the first cat flap; visitors to Ernest Hemingway and Winston Churchill’s homes still encounter the descendants of their beloved cats; William S. Burroughs and Andy Warhol both wrote books inspired by their feline friends.

Stylishly illustrated and full of charming, witty profiles and quotes from history’s most notable “cat men,” Of Cats and Men pays tribute to thirty luminaries and visionaries who have one thing in common: a pure and enduring love of cats.

 

About Sam Kalda

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SAM KALDA is an illustrator who received a BFA in painting at SUNY Purchase, an MFA at The Fashion Institute of Technology, and who studied at the Yale Norfolk School of Art. He has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, 3X3 Magazine, and CMYK Magazine’s “Top 100 New Creatives.”
Author Residence: Brooklyn, NY
Author Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
 
Published April 18, 2017 by Ten Speed Press. 112 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Jayne on Apr 20 2017

...was thrilled to learn more about fellow cat lovers as well as charmed by your delightful illustrations.

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