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Kurt Vonnegut

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Caught in the Middle: What Is Indiana’s Brand?

Starting now, Hoosiers will mark two centuries of Indiana history with a yearlong party. But what, exactly, are we commemorating?

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Hoosier Hall of Fame: The Vonneguts’ Ripple Effects

With hammers and nails, an immigrant family builds a dynasty. From Vonnegut Hardwares stems an award-winning bike trail, a Ben Affleck flick, and one of 20th century’s most important writers.

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Hoosier Hall of Fame: The Indiana Authors

If you skipped these classic Hoosier reads in high school, consider this your tl;dr— “too long; didn’t read” in social-media shorthand—synopsis.

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Literary Indiana: The Write Stuff

Sometimes literary archives house hidden gems.

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Taboo Titles

Banned Books Week starts on September 27. Here’s a list of six reads that rebel against the system.

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A Vonnegut Documentary Finally Nears Completion

Filmmaker Bob Weide finally seems ready to tick Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time off of his To Do list. First question: “Why on Earth has it taken you this long?”

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Realty Check: What $450K Gets You in Meridian Park

As a child, Kurt Vonnegut played in the backyard of this stately, 6,496-square-foot manse.

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A Review of Indy Writes Books: A Book Lover's Anthology

Literary superstar John Green gets top billing, but it’s the lesser-known names that make it worth the price of admission.

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Hot List 11.7.14

Saint Vonnegut candles, the perfect underwear, and the only piece of holiday jewelry you’ll need. It’s all on this week’s Hot List.

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Spirit & Place Festival Makes Lectures Cool

The theme might remind you of 1981 prom night, but “Journey” can carry serious meaning. The closing event is a good example.

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Book Tour: Six Memorable Tomes Set in Indiana

Fort Wayne is Seventh on Hitler’s List is a collection of 17 stories about famous and less-than-famous Indiana residents from Fort Wayne native Michael Martone.

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The revolving menu of complex dishes, such as the thin slivers of lamb tongue fanned out amid dollops of tart ricotta tzatziki, remains the city’s most inspired source for quirky gourmet.

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New Book of Vonnegut Artwork Hits Stands

With drooping eyes and swirling lines, the sketches in a new book of Kurt Vonnegut’s artwork offer fans of Indy’s most famous novelist a new window into his strange and beautiful imagination.

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Ball State Students Visit Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Site on Germany Trip

The Slaughterhouse-Five building inspired the title of what is arguably Kurt Vonnegut’s most famous work. In 1945, he was in its basement when the Allies rained bombs down on Dresden in World War II.

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The New Indy Must-Do List: 26 Experiences to Try

No doubt, Indy has quite an array of intriguing things to explore, but here are 26 of the city’s most noteworthy musts.

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