CAT'S CRADLE by Kurt Vonnegut

Links for the East Side Readers' discussion.

Our February book is the rollicking classic Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut... an easy read, a fun read, with an interesting take on religion and a whole lot of Cold War-era nihilism. Vonnegut used to be considered a science fiction writer, but it turns out he was merely using his imagination to express greater truths. Hmm, I guess Asimov and Heinlein.... and many of the so-called sci-fi guys did the same.
For March, A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines, a very popular and often-taught novel.
For April 15, The Human Stain by Philip Roth. I didn't finish the book before I saw the movie (terrific, btw), so looking forward to spending more time with one of my favorite authors.

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