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sarahspy:

Matchbook.nu matches bikinis to book covers… a pret-ty ‘novel’ blog concept, I’d say (oh ho ho, get it)
matchbooknu:

The book: Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
The first sentence: “All this happened, more or less.”
The cover designer: Carin Goldberg
The bikini: Kudeta Bikini. $45.


I will absolutely marry any girl wearing a Vonnegut bikini.

sarahspy:

Matchbook.nu matches bikinis to book covers… a pret-ty ‘novel’ blog concept, I’d say (oh ho ho, get it)

matchbooknu:

The book: Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The first sentence: “All this happened, more or less.”

The cover designer: Carin Goldberg

The bikini: Kudeta Bikini. $45.

I will absolutely marry any girl wearing a Vonnegut bikini.

Apr 6

A saint is a person who behaves decently in a shockingly indecent society.

- Kurt Vonnegut

1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America. Actually, people had been living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America for hundreds of years before that. 1492 was simply the year sea pirates began to rob, cheat, and kill them.

-Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions

Just reading what’s wrong with the world.

Just reading what’s wrong with the world.

But I had a good uncle, my late Uncle Alex. He was my father’s kid brother, a childless graduate of Harvard who was an honest life-insurance salesman in Indianapolis. He was well-read and wise. And his principal complaint about other human beings was that they seldom noticed it when they were happy. So when we were drinking lemonade under an apple tree in the summer, say, and talking lazily about this and that, almost buzzing like honeybees, Uncle Alex would suddlenly interrupt the agreeable blather to exclaim, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”

So I do the same now, and so do my kids and grandkds. And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”

Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country

Just flipping through my copy of Vonnegut’s “A Man Without A Country.”

Just flipping through my copy of Vonnegut’s “A Man Without A Country.”

Christmas present from my dad.

Christmas present from my dad.