The book

The author

  • David Shenk is the national bestselling author of five previous books, including The Forgetting ("remarkable" - Los Angeles Times), Data Smog ("indispensable" - New York Times), and The Immortal Game ("superb" - Wall Street Journal). He is a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com, and has contributed to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, Gourmet, Harper's, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS.

    More info here.

    Contact David.

    Follow on twitter.

    Speaking inquiries here.

BlogRoll

« Is IQ actually AQ? (Mistaking Achievement for "Intelligence") | Main | Executive function: critical and trainable »

April 13, 2007

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c3ace53ef00d835790ef969e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Kurt Vonnegut:

Comments

Andrew

Very good interview. I've only read Slaughterhouse 5 & a little of some other one. I find plenty imagination, humour & integrity but I htink as Vonnegut wrote describing Kilgore Trout, & quite clearly an autobiographical point, that he had excellent ideas but wasn't actually a great writer. He seemed a kind of great stand-up philosopher figure rather than a great writer. As far as someone kind of similar but imo a much greater mind & talent, I recommend Victor Pelevin, especially Buddha's Little Finger or Life of Insects.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.