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So it goes. Farewell Mr. Vonnegut

 
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Kurt Vonnegut, one of my favorite authors, died yesterday. I guess my favorite of his novels is Cat's Cradle, a strange mix of science fiction, thriller, social and politcal satire, and philosophy. I also loved Galapagos, Mother Night, and of course, Slaughterhouse Five.

If you haven't yet had the pleasure, I highly recommend trying a book or two. They're sometimes odd, but very readable, and full of interesting insights into the human condition.

If you have read a Vonnegut novel already, then which one is your favorite?
 
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"The Sirens of Titan" is my favorite one. Wonderful reading. So it goes, Kurt.
 
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I was just about to post this: I'm strangely, and deeply, saddened
 
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Ice-9 was one of my favorite bits. And "rented a tent" comes in my head all the time. I seem to remember the profane bits ... Church of God the Totally Indifferent, communicating by farting and tap-dancing, "Here is a picture of Duane's asshole" I got to see a thoroughly wonderful lecture he gave at Wichita State. He made many great contributions to literature and to being human.
 
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I loved every book that I read by him, which was every book he has written.

I loved his concept in "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" about gravity changing, all of a sudden. No one lives above the first floor.

He always seemed to make you hate the good guy, but like the bad guy. Or just not know which was which. Or they could all be bad guys that you liked, or all be good guys that you hated.

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