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    1. Vonnegut's anti-war novel chosen for reading project

      Cornell News ServiceApr 08 6:44 AM

      Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” is the 2015 selection for the New Student Reading Project at Cornell, Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Laura Brown announced this week.

    2. Vonnegut program at Mabee site

      Albany Times UnionApr 02 22:25 PM

      Science Fiction in the Capital Region" exhibit series continues at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction, with "Accidents in a Very Busy Place: Laity, an award-winning author, will discuss Vonnegut's time in Schenectady as a public relations man for General Electric and a volunteer firefighter, as well as the region's legacy in his work.

    3. Here he is on the big screen at last, an hour and a half of who Nelson Algren was and what he meant. It’s a documentary with the sources — authoritative sources (Kurt Vonnegut and Studs Terkel, for example, who give their personal impressions of the man).

    4. Zak Witus: Everything is awesome!!

      The Michigan DailyApr 05 20:41 PM

      Kurt Vonnegut wrote in his last book, “A Man Without a Country” that most great literature — “A Farewell to Arms,” “Hamlet,” the Bible — is about what a bummer it is to be a human being. He wrote next: “Isn’t it such a relief for someone to say that?” read more

    5. Recordings of major authors reading and talking about their work can now be streamed, bringing them back to vivid life What joy. The Library of Congress has digitised some of its recordings and put them up online – I spent much of this morning listening to Ray Bradbury in 1982, talking about what happens “when the doom doesn’t arrive” in a lecture called Beyond 1984 . There’s also Kurt Vonnegut...

    6. Graceful, soothing songwriting... Charlie Barnes is both one and many. A deeply individual artist, the name also adorns the songwriter's band project. Debut album 'More Stately Mansions' arrives on May 11th, taking its title from a short story by noted American author Kurt Vonnegut. Clash is able to premiere the title track, and it's a soothing introduction to Charlie Barnes. At times sparse ...

    7. Tesla owners show off vehicles at Wyoming Seminary

      The Citizens' VoiceApr 11 1:05 AM

      KINGSTON — Bill Hinko’s license plate, “ICE NEIN” is a double pun. It’s a nod to the science-fictional super-ice in Kurt Vonnegut’s novel “Cat’s Cradle,” but also describes Hinko’s car: no ICE, or internal combustion engine. (“Nein” is German for “no.”) H

    8. DENSON | More to Sports Than Just Words

      The Cornell Daily SunApr 22 20:50 PM

      By BEN DENSON The goal of any writer is to make the intangible a vivid, yet living force. It is to make the visceral nature within all of us seem obvious and observable. Digging deeper, and realizing that the goal scored by an NHL rookie is more than just a […]

    9. April Teen of the Month: Emily Cao

      The Canton RepositoryApr 26 7:06 AM

      "My parents taught me to never be content with simply meeting standards because it limits what I know I can learn. Similarly, I can always be a better student, a better athlete and a better friend, so I can never stop trying to be."

    10. Author Sherman Alexie has canceled two appearances in the state of Indiana, joining ...

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