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

    … During his trip to Seoul, Colin Marshall discovered something unexpected. Before novelist Haruki Murakami became an international literary giant, he was a brand writer for apparel company Onward Kashuyama. But he wasn’t just cranking out traditional ad copy—he was writing branded fiction. In 1985, Onward launched a campaign to market their U.S…

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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

    …, 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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