So He Goes “Kurt Vonnegut, the great American satirical novelist, died on Wednesday at the age of 84 as a result of head injuries sustained in a fall at his home in New York last week.” More Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related By thunderchikin|2007-04-12T08:50:00+00:00April 12th, 2007|Inklings|4 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! facebooktwitterlinkedinredditwhatsapptumblrpinterestvkEmail Related Posts New Blog: Wild Things New Blog: Wild Things May 31st, 2018 | 0 Comments Natl Book Award Shortlist 2017 Natl Book Award Shortlist 2017 October 4th, 2017 | 0 Comments YA Scavenger Hunt YA Scavenger Hunt October 3rd, 2017 | 10 Comments 4 Comments jennifer_d_g April 12, 2007 at 10:43 am - Reply I am so sorry to hear this news. Mother Night is one of my all-time favorite books. kellyrfineman April 12, 2007 at 11:25 am - Reply Even the weather is in mourning here in New Jersey — dusk-gray skies and unrelenting rain. idaho_laurie April 12, 2007 at 2:25 pm - Reply Listen: Billy Pilgrim has come unstuck in time. One of the best openings ever. Pooteeweet. Miss you already, Kurt. professornana April 16, 2007 at 7:19 pm - Reply like his books, ideas, and words live on. Vonnegut was on the Daily Show about a month or 2 ago and I was thrilled to see him still trading barbs with an obviously impressed Jon Stewart. I remember my first reading of Vonnegut and how confused I was until I “got” it. He was one of the few adult authors I always made time to read. Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.