Night of Vonnegut 2014
The man in your radio: David Brancaccio
Marketplace Morning Report
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- Scholarship dinner by
- You can sponsor Shortridge High School students’ attendance
Join keynoter David Brancaccio of Marketplace Morning Report for Night of Vonnegut on Saturday, April 19, at the Athenaeum in downtown Indianapolis.
Brancaccio was the last person to conduct a long-form interview with Kurt Vonnegut.
Special guest: Suzanne McConnell, writer, editor, poet and former Vonnegut student. Featuring 2014 high school scholarship winners presentation. Jim Shella (WISH-TV, Indiana Week in Review), moderator … and is that Kurt onstage tossing out witticisms?
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The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library champions the legacy of Hoosier author Kurt Vonnegut and the principles of free expression, common decency and peaceful coexistence he advocated.
“All my jokes are Indianapolis. All my attitudes are Indianapolis. My adenoids are Indianapolis. If I ever severed myself from Indianapolis, I would be out of business. What people like about me is Indianapolis.”
—Kurt Vonnegut, 1986
The Vonnegut Library is giving away free copies of Slaughterhouse-Five to students from Republic, Missouri’s high school (the school that sequesters Slaughterhouse-Five in its school library).
If you are a student at Republic High School, please email us with your name, address and grade level to request your free copy of the book. We will not share your request or any of your personal information with anyone else.