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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  • What Murakami and Other Literary Giants Learned From Brand Writing

    ….” Onward quickly struck gold with the concept, and Murakami’s stories appeared monthly in a number of popular Japanese magazines for the next two years. With free rein to write whatever he pleased, Murakami’s fame as a writer of charmingly off-kilter fiction quickly grew. Even after becoming a national celebrity for his 1987 novel Norwegian Wood…

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  • 27 Ways to Stumble on Unbeatable Content Ideas (FS088)

    … 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

    … The Facebook Data Science Team curled up with some good books, analyzing more than 130,000 status updates containing the phrases “10 books” or “ten books,” during the last two weeks of August, playing off a meme that has been active for about one year: “List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take more than a few minutes…

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