Tag: Slaughterhouse Five

  • Kurt Vonnegut: Farewell, Hello

    (Published in the Business Standard, April 16, 2007) “Please, please, please. Nobody else die!” That was the first line of the tribute Kurt Vonnegut wrote when his friend, the poet Allen Ginsburg, died. Vonnegut never intended to outlast his fellow hell-raisers, from Ginsburg to William Burroughs to Joseph Heller, but he did, until he took […]