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9 Interesting Facts About Kurt Vonnegut

9 Interesting Facts About Kurt Vonnegut

Mr. Kurt Vonnegut is a well loved and respected American novelist whose first novel was published in 1952 - Player Piano.  However, it wasn't until 1969 with the release of Slaughterhouse-Five that he attained a measure commercial and critical success, it being arguably his most famous work.

Following are 9 facts about Vonnegut that you might not have been aware of...

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Did You Know? 8 Facts about Frank Herbert and "Dune"

Did You Know?  8 Facts about Frank Herbert and "Dune"

Frank Herbert wrote one of the greatest science-fiction epics ever conceived - "Dune".  However, prior to its initial printing in 1965, the acceptance and success of what became a best-selling series, was anything but assured. Here are 8 interesting facts about "Dune" and it's author Mr. Frank Herbert you might not have known: #1) Mr. Herbert's "Dune" manuscript was rejected 23 times before being accepted by the automobile repair manual publisher Chilton.  The rest was history - the book went on to win both the Hugo Award and the inaugural Nebula Award for Best Novel.  It is now said to...

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Did You Know? 9 Obscure Ray Bradbury Facts [78 second video listicle]

Did You Know?  9 Obscure Ray Bradbury Facts [78 second video listicle]

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Did You Know? 8 Doctor Who Facts [71 second video listicle]

Did You Know? 8 Doctor Who Facts [71 second video listicle]

How big of a Doctor Who fan are you?  Did you know all these facts?

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Did You Know? 9 Facts About the Creator of Middle-earth [77 second video listicle]

Did You Know? 9 Facts About the Creator of Middle-earth [77 second video listicle]

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