Vonnegut Reading Slaughterhouse-Five

Pretty rare and fine audio of Kurt Vonnegut reading from Slaughterhouse-Five.

Makes for excellent listening. It’s many years since I first read Vonnegut’s satirical (and disturbing) take on the allied bombing of Dresden (an event he was eye witness to). A truly awful and questionable event, though almost certainly not worse, as is often claimed, than the atomic explosions which were to follow.


Possibly the strangest thing you will hear played on two cellos today (skip to about a minute in for the start of the good stuff)

And (just for comparison, of course 😉 ) here’s AC/DC doing what they do