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Photo 101: Treasure

Treasure comes in all shapes and sizes. To some people, treasure isn’t a tangible thing, but rather a feeling or expression. For me, treasure can be found in words.  122 more words


The Time I Met Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut had been invited to speak at my university and my English professor arranged a little meet-and-greet with Vonnegut after his speech. This little private reception ended up being a line of students, each of us waiting our turn to shake this literary legend’s hand and ask him a question. 448 more words


Currently Vonnegut-ing

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And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.


Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five, or The Children’s Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Slaughterhouse Five is an impossible book to summarise as it includes a myriad of narrative paths. 432 more words

Book Review

Preview Episode (Slaughterhouse-Five)



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S2P5 – Slaughterhouse-Five (preview)*


Book: “Slaughterhouse-Five” by Kurt Vonnegut… 141 more words

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Geek Lit: Replay

One of the four basic building blocks of science fiction is time travel.  Alongside artificial life, space travel, and aliens, time travel has been explored in numerous ways in fiction going back at least as far as H.G. 596 more words


Kurt Vonnegut on the Universal Shapes of Stories

Kurt Vonnegut claimed that his prettiest contribution to culture wasn’t a popular novel like “Cat’s Cradle” or “Slaughterhouse-Five,” but a largely forgotten master’s thesis he wrote while studying… 278 more words