Considering Kurt Vonnegut and Who Survives

This week, Lorrie Moore discusses her life as a reader in By the Book. In 1985, Moore wrote for the Book Review about “Galápagos,” Kurt Vonnegut’s novel about a group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands because of an apocalypse. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Dear Kurt Vonnegut superfans, there’s now a museum you can visit in Indianapolis.

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Kurt Vonnegut: unpublished work released through Kindle

A Vonnegut novella titled 'Basic Training,' about a young man visiting an eccentric relative, is available through Kindle only. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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5 Indie Bookstores That Started Book Subscriptions or Personalized Care Packages to Survive the Pandemic

A round up of independent bookstore subscription services and care packages created to help these indies survive the pandemic. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Tiny Owl announces crowdfunder to survive effects of pandemic

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They survived World War II — but were left stranded in Germany

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Will our democracy survive this election?

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Surviving the Discomfort: A Conversation with Claudia Rankine

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L.A.'s poet laureate isn't mincing words: 'The world's on fire. We're just trying to survive.'

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Are Little Free Libraries helping locals survive COVID? L.A. weighs in

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Penguin Business acquires survival guide from 'serial entrepreneurs' Cole and Miller-Cole

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