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Book Review: Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut


Billy Pilgrim is not your average character in a work of fiction.

This is one of those books that has eluded me for some time. 683 more words

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"Slaughterhouse 5 or The Children's Crusade"- Kurt Vonnegut

“Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt” 

I pick up books off the cuff but there’s always a pattern. Well, most of the times. I read a quote somewhere and immediately look up the author and the source of the quote. 602 more words


[BOUT OF BOOKS 14] Challenge 1: Fictional World Travel

“The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. 277 more words


act and book it

Thanks to my Chinook coupon “book” (it’s actually on my phone), I saw two plays for cheap this weekend. Here are mini-mini write-ups.

I saw “Threesome” at ACT. 158 more words

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Book Review: Slaughterhouse 5

Slaughterhouse 5 (aka ’The Children’s Crusade’)  by Kurt Vonnegut.


This book was recommended to me a long time ago and I had it on my wishlist since then. 512 more words


On the Train Towards Tralfamadore

So, for something different….This piece was written as a dialogue between Djuna Barnes’ character ‘Dr.’ Matthew O’Connor, and Kurt Vonneguts’ character, Billy Pilgrim. Both Nightwood… 1,493 more words

20th Century History

Absolutely, without question, the best John Grisham novel is...

Before I reveal my choice to this statement, let me clarify something.  On another post entitled Ennui with a Side of Envy, I said that I envied a playwright but the truth of the matter is that I am not a person given to envy.   568 more words

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