Vonnegut just keeps on trucking.
Am I completely insane? Didn't Vonnegut say that Timequake was going to be his last book?
Maybe he said last novel, rather than last book. But I could have sworn that he said book--you know, so that he could concentrate on his art? Does anyone else remember that?
Anyway, he has a new book out. I guess that I can forgive him for going back on his word (if he actually did), because he appreciates librarians so much:
Librarians, too — "not famous for their physical strength" — who resist having books removed from shelves and refuse to give names of people who have checked out certain books in the era of the Patriot Act.
"The America I loved," he writes, "still exists in the front desks of public libraries."