October 4, 2012
Indianapolis writer and editor Corey Michael Dalton is spending this week “locked up with Vonnegut” at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library to call attention to continued efforts to ban books. His stunt is tied to the observation of Banned Books Week, a national celebration of the freedom to read.
Vonnegut’s book, Slaughterhouse-Five, a satirical novel about the World War II experiences and time-travel adventures of an American soldier named Billy Pilgrim, is among the most-challenged classics, according to the American Library Association.
This article was posted: Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 5:04 pm