Meets with other authors in celebration of the life of Kilgore Trout
Plays a minor character, "that was me", etc.
1922-1007. One of the most influential writers of his generation
April 11th. Wrote "Player Piano" "Cat's Cradle" "Slaughterhouse Five" "Breakfast of Champions". age 84
American novelist known for works blending satire, black comedy and science fiction
1952. Vonnegut's first novel. The dystopian story takes place in a near-future society that is almost totally mechanised, eliminating the need for human labourers. Was later released in 1954 under the title 'Utopia'
1969. 'Slaughterhouse-Five; or, The Children's Crusade'
1963. Explores issues of science, technology, and religion, satirizing the arms race and many other targets along the way. The University of Chicago awarded Vonnegut his Master's degree in anthropology for Cat's Cradle. The book was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel
Collected in Welcome to the Monkey House
Title is reference to a speech in Macbeth
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Planet to which Billy Pilgrim was taken in a saucer, from "Slaughterhouse-Five"
School attended by Billy, from "Slaughterhouse-Five"
Hometown of Dwayne Hoover, in "Breakfast of Champions", 1973
Island republic in "Cat's Cradle", 1963
Phenomena in space that serve as space/time portals, in "The Sirens of Titan", 1959
Shabby Los Angeles hotel in "The Sirens of Titan"
Large house in Newport, Rhode Island, from "The Sirens of Titan"
Rocket ship left over from the abandoned US space program, from "The Sirens of Titan"
Dark glasses-wearing observer of his characters
"Breakfast of Champions", 1973
"Breakfast of Champions, 1973
Place of employment for Francine Pefko in "Cat's Cradle", 1963
Based on the 1976 book 'Slapstick; Or Lonesome No More'
1973 book released as a movie in 1999. Starred Bruce Willis and Nick Nolte.