by Kurt Vonnegut and Sidney Offit
Hardcover, 848 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $35 | purchase
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June 28, 2011 Immerse yourself in these satisfying summer selections, from "new" India to post-"dot com" San Francisco to the streets of Brooklyn. Plus: a reissue of Kurt Vonnegut's novels and mysterious short fiction from E.L. Doctorow.
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Author Kurt Vonnegut, shown in 1979 in New York City, died in 2007 at age 84.
May 31, 2011 Vonnegut's blend of anti-war sentiment and satire made him one of the most popular writers of the Vietnam era, and his words still resonate with a new generation fighting abroad. On Thursday, the Library of America will republish four of the late author's novels, including Slaughterhouse-Five.
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