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Kurt Vonnegut
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Born: November 11, 1922

Died: April 11, 2007 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist

Bio: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a 20th-century American writer. His works such as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a critical leftist intellectual.

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You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.

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