Yes, The Daily Vonnegut became unstuck in time for a bit, but is back this week with another question.
Q: In Cat’s Cradle, what is the name of the book that the narrator is writing about what famous people were doing the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima?
b) Canary in a Coal Mine
c) The Day The World Ended
d) A Pillar of Salt
Check back next week for the answer, or better yet, pick up Cat’s Cradle and find the answer on page 1.
As part of its Lonesome No More initiative exploring the issue of mental health, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library published a blog post featuring comments by Kurt’s son, Dr. Mark Vonnegut, who addresses the topic of his famous father’s suicide attempt. Follow the link for the full post:
The Wheelhouse Theater Company is presenting a revival of Vonnegut’s Happy Birthday, Wanda June from October 18 through November 29 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New York. Tickets are now on sale. For more, visit the Wheelhouse Theater website:
For more, here’s a 1998 appearance by Vonnegut and writer Lee Stringer, who collaborated on 1999’s Like Shaking Hands with God.