Reviews and Blog Posts: Kurt Vonnegut

If this isn't nice, what is? : advice for the young : the graduation speeches

by Kurt Vonnegut

DPL Rating:
3

I am a big fan of commencement speeches so I was keenly interested in what Vonnegut had to say. The essay by Dan Wakefield, Vonnegut's friend and fellow writer, is not just a reminder of what Vonnegut has experienced in his life as a war veteran but also revealed a man...

The universe versus Alex Woods

by Gavin Extence

DPL Rating:
4

Alex Woods hasn't had a typical life. Struck in the head by a meteor at age 10, he developed epilepsy. He's bookish and a target for bullies at school, and finds his friends elsewhere--in the scientist who first examined "his" meteor, in his neurologist, and, by chance, in Mr. Peterson,...

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