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See the cat? See the cradle? (Kurt Vonnegut - Cat's Cradle - 12/52 books challenge)

I think the name Kurt Vonnegut speaks for itself. We spoke about his writings at university, but I haven’t read many of his books so far. 170 more words


Cat's Cradle

So I’ve called it quits on Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle.  I feel bad because its one of Alex’s favorite authors, but I was just having a time with this one. 95 more words


Cover to Cover with Cat's Cradle

Cat’s Cradle is one of Kurt Vonnegut’s finest works. Even better, it was published in 1963 – so there are fifty-two years’ worth of beautiful, funky, and plain weird covers to gaze at. 277 more words


Kurt Vonnegut on the Universal Shapes of Stories

Kurt Vonnegut claimed that his prettiest contribution to culture wasn’t a popular novel like “Cat’s Cradle” or “Slaughterhouse-Five,” but a largely forgotten master’s thesis he wrote while studying… 278 more words

Honors 11: Review for Final

We played a review game in teams today. I will let you know tomorrow who won. Here are the questions and answers. You will have the hour tomorrow to review on your own and ask me questions. Our final is Wednesday.

Honors 11

Kurt Vonnegut's Report Card

Slowly but surely, I’m making my way through Kurt Vonnegut’s colourful backlist. It began with Slaughterhouse-Five, progressed to Cat’s Cradle and has just finished with… 163 more words


#67: Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (Katarina)

Kurt Vonnegut’s satire Cat’s Cradle (1963) follows a man who is trying to write a book about what important Americans did when Hiroshima was hit by the atom bomb. 402 more words