ARE YOU LOATHSOME TONIGHT? by Poppy Z. Brite. Springfield, PA; Gauntlet Press; 2000. 1st edition trade paperback. Collection of 12 short stories. Introduction by Peter Straub, illustrated by J.K. Potter. Introduction by Peter Straub. Table of Contents: In Ver Veritas / Arise / Saved / The King of the Cats / Self- Made Man / Pin Money / America / Entertaining Mr. Orton / Monday's Special / Vine of the Soul / Mullolini and the Axman's Jazz / Are You Loathesome Tonight? / "Monday's Special" is a new story written specifically for this collection. Illustrated by J. K. Potter. Fine.