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Raja’a Khalid on Kurt Vonnegut

KURT VONNEGUT, Life is no way to treat an animal, 2004, pencil on paper, 20.3 × 12.7 cm. 

Courtesy Old Florida Book Shop, Fort Lauderdale.


The first Kurt Vonnegut book that I ever read was his memoir, A Man Without a Country (2005)—incidentally, the last title that he had promised to write and publish. It was 2006, and my father had picked up a copy from an airport. After reading only a few pages, he declared Vonnegut as an essential voice for our time, which was…

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