By now we've all heard that Kurt Vonnegut is dead. I'm sure I'm not the only person at WFMU who has been profoundly influenced by his writing. Like many other teenagers, my formative years were spent reading just about everything he ever wrote. When my twin brother and I moved away from home and divided up our belongings, we fought bitterly over just two things: our jazz CDs and our Vonnegut books. This morning, Salon.com posted an excerpt from the first audiobook release of Slaughterhouse-Five.
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