Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (/ˈvɒnɨɡət/; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. His works such as Cat's Cradle (1963), Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), and Breakfast of Champions (1973) blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a critical pacifist intellectual. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.The New York Times headline at the time of Vonnegut's passing called Vonnegut "the counterculture's novelist."
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    … literary giant whose career was impacted by brand work. Say a lot with a little Murakami may have been allowed to write as he pleased, but as any brand writer knows, that’s the exception rather than the rule. Decades before Murakami penned his groundbreaking sponsored fiction, acclaimed novelists Salman Rushdie and Don DeLillo were busy writing copy…

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    … about and which you in your heart feel others should care about. It is this genuine caring, and not your games with language, which will be the most compelling and seductive element in your style.” Kurt Vonnegut Show Notes A thief stole packages from my house and I caught it on video – Corbett Barr — “… I bought a Dropcam Pro to keep an eye…

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  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    …, 2.68 percent On the Road, Jack Kerouac, 2.68 percent Lamb, Christopher Moore, 2.58 percent Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut, 2.54 percent A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving, 2.53 percent Good Omens, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, 2.52 percent The Help, Kathryn Stockett, 2.45 percent The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton, 2.44 percent American Gods, Neil…

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