January 15, 2007

Year of Vonnegut’ honors iconic author

Slaughterhouse-Five’ author being celebrated by Indianapolis hometown

This guy is one of my favorites.

Vonnegut, whose novels have mixed dark tragedy with humor and elements of social commentary, science fiction and autobiography, is regarded by many critics as a key influence in shaping 20th-century American literature. Many of his books remain on high school and college required reading lists, said Chris Cairo, director of project development at the Marion County Public Library in Indianapolis.