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

It’s a good time to be a Kurt Vonnegut fan.  While there’s never a bad month to dust off your banned book collection, November encapsulates all things Vonnegutian: the 50th anniversary of Slaughterhouse-Five, the grand opening of the permanent Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library (KVML) in Kurt’s hometown of Indianapolis, and a slurry of political […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Kurt Vonnegut: unpublished work released through Kindle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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