Being Kurt Vonnegut – John Malkovich reads “Breakfast of Champions.”

Audible Studios has released a new audio book of “Breakfast of Champions,” read by actor John Malkovich.

Check out the following review in The New York Times by actor Michael Ian Black:

Breakfast of Champions

According to the reviewer, Malkovich’s “droll delivery pairs well with Vonnegut’s irascible charms.”

Audio book fans might also consider “Slaughterhouse-Five“.  Released in 2003, the novel is read by actor Ethan Hawke.

Happy Birthday, Kurt Vonnegut!

Kurt Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922.  To celebrate, check out this excellent piece on the Huffington Post:

Here’s What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach You About Life

The great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevski shares a birthday with Kurt.  Dostoyevski was born almost 100 years earlier on November 11, 1821.  The Los Angeles Times wrote a piece on the two authors:

Happy Birthday, Fyodor Dostoyevski and Kurt Vonnegut

Enjoy reading these two fine pieces.

Happy Birthday, Kurt!