According the StarTribune newspaper “Max, an orange tabby cat in St. Paul, has caused an internet uproar because of his propensity for books.
Apparently, he’s been sneaking into the library at Macalester College, and now he’s facing the repercussions. The library banned him with a Wanted-like poster on the door.
Max’s plight has inspired numerous pieces of artwork, a comic, and a possible children’s book, not to mention causing an internet sensation. (Even the Washington Post has a story.)
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.