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Well, honestly. Sometimes I think Catch 22 has a lot to answer for.

The lunacy of war is a fertile area for fiction, but a dangerous one. 402 more words

Book Review

Bamboo-Water shares some pertinent quotes with us . . .

True terror is to wake up one morning,
and discover that your high school class
is running the country.

Kurt Vonnegut

Men, it has been well said, 58 more words



Classic book number 6: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

I love Vonnegut. This may be only the second book I’ve read by him, but I thoroughly enjoyed both books. 295 more words

Book Love

1001 Books to Read Before You Die (Sort-Of) Challenge: 61-65

“There’s so much more to a book than just the reading.” – Maurice Sendak

Does anyone else suffer from book guilt? I consider it to be that feeling you get when you realize you’re not paying close enough attention to what you’re currently reading because you’re busy figuring out which one to read next. 607 more words

Book Talk

So it goes.

When I’m feeling particularly superficial I refer to this line in Slaughterhouse Five: “Like so many Americans she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.” 385 more words


Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut

I have to say this novel was not exactly what I was expecting but definitely an interesting read. The first chapter discusses the novel, writing about the war, what this means and whether this is possible. 901 more words


2014 reads [part 9]

I first bought a copy of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five two summers ago for my then-boyfriend. It was part of a mono care package I made him after he contracted the kissing disease within 6 months of my own bout. 280 more words