Kurt Vonnegut isn’t merely the foul-mouthed author perennially popular among surly, booksmart teenagers. He was also a humane political satirist cut from the Mark Twain cloth, assuring him bogeyman status among the Fox News commentariat, and ensuring that his novels would remain the continued targets of book-banning campaigns. Not bad for an arch raconteur and compassionate curmudgeon who died four years ago. Because of his popularity among sullen teenagers, within literary circles Vonnegut has been relegated to the second-tier status reserved for the likes of J.D. Salinger and Sylvia Plath. In Unstuck in Time: A Journey Through Kurt Vonnegut’s... More >>>