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And so it went

Kurt Vonnegut, in a final collection, reflects on his distaste for war and embrace of individuality

Kurt Vonnegut insisted that his Dresden experience 'explains absolutely nothing about why I write what I write.' Kurt Vonnegut insisted that his Dresden experience "explains absolutely nothing about why I write what I write." (Edie Vonnegut/G.P.Putnam's Sons, via Associated Press)
By Dan Wakefield
April 13, 2008

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Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace By Kurt Vonnegut Putnam, 232 pp., illustrated, $24.95 "Writing was a spiritual exercise for my father, the only thing he really believed in. . . . His models were Jonah, Lincoln, Melville and Twain." So begins the moving and illuminating introduction to this posthumous collection of Kurt ... (Full article: 960 words)

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