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How H.G. Wells missed writing a book that became a Vonnegut classic

<i>Peter Carlson is a former Washington Post reporter, and a columnist for American History magazine. His latest book is “Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy.”</i><p>In 1947, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a former American soldier and prisoner of war, and a future best-selling novelist, proposed a bizarre …

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Kurt Vonnegut in the ‘House of Magic’

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow. The year was 1947. Business was booming for the General Electric Company. Sales of light bulbs, …

Vonnegut’s Secret Weapon

Kelly Lynn Thomas reads, writes, and sometimes sews in Pittsburgh, PA. Her creative work has appeared in <i>Sou’wester, Thin Air Magazine, Heavy Feather</i> …

The Kurt Vonnegut Guide to Great Copywriting: 8 Rules That Apply to Anyone

Discover eight actionable takeaways from Kurt Vonnegut's writing rules that copywriters can apply to their own work.

Kurt Vonnegut’s Lost NYU Lecture on What It Takes to Be a Writer, Animated

<b>Kurt Vonnegut</b> (November 11, 1922–April 11, 2007) was not only a writer of timeless wisdom on the craft, but an irrepressible humanist of rare insight into the secret of happiness and astute advice on living meaningfully. Although he was the era’s most sought-after commencement speaker and delivered …

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