kurt vonnegut birthday

"There’s only one rule that I know of, babies -- God damn it, you’ve got to be kind."
Of course, this is a popular opinion for a writer of novels to have. But Vonnegut, more so than many other writers, was outspoken
Dear Mr. Saalfield: November 14, 1956 West Barnstable, MA This letter, taken from Kurt Vonnegut: Letters ($35, Delacorte