In a fine essay published by The New Yorker, Salman Rushdie offers his thoughts on Slaughterhouse-Five. Comparisons to Catch-22 and War and Peace are ...

It’s been fifty years since Delacorte Press first published Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece, Slaughterhouse-Five, on March 31, 1969. The novel...

The celebration of the 50th anniversary of Slaughterhouse-Five continues with news of two recent group readings of Vonnegut’s classic novel.  First...


A giant of American literature, Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) is the author of 14 novels, including the classic anti-war novel Slaughterhouse-Five, a Modern Library 100 Best Novels selection. His other works include Cat’s Cradle, Mother Night, Breakfast of Champions, and A Man without a Country. Vonnegut’s signature blend of satire, American history, and empathy for the human condition has earned a worldwide following.


Chuck Augello is the author of The Revolving Heart (Black Rose Writing), a Best Books of 2020 Selection by Kirkus Reviews. His work has appeared in One Story, Literary Hub, Juked, The Coachella Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Fiction Writer’s Review, and many other fine journals. A contributing editor for Cease, Cows, he publishes The Daily Vonnegut, a website exploring the life and art of American writer Kurt Vonnegut.