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Kurt Vonnegut

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Kurt Vonnegut's Biography

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ( /ˈvɒnɨɡət/; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was a 20th-century 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 leftist intellectual. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.

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  • 21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

      News Source: io9 | 4 days ago
    No book better epitomizes the post-heroic tone of sci-fi than Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy . As the name indicates, a certain louche bohemianism permeates its pages. This is star-hopping on the cheap, pursued by those aiming
  • Author Thomas Berger dies

      News Source: The Courier-Mail | 8 days ago
    Thomas Berger, who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn Little Big Man and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. S literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said on Monday he died in Nyack
  • An Exceptional Decline for the Exceptional Country?

      News Source: Truthout | 16 days ago
    As June ended, the  New York Times  front-paged an  account  of an act of corporate impunity that may, however, be unique in the post-9/11 era (though potentially a harbinger of things to come).  In 2007, as journalist James Risen tells it, Daniel

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