Night of Vonnegut 2014 

The man in your radio: David Brancaccio
Marketplace Morning Report

David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report

David Brancaccio

Tickets on sale now!
- Scholarship dinner by
The Rathskeller
- 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 included in the “Recommended by Lonely Planet” program. The #1 travel publisher in America said that it recognizes businesses reviewed in its guidebooks “based purely on merit.”

Our Mission and Vision

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.

Why Indianapolis?

“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

Slaughterhouse-Five BANNED? banned-button

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.