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Vonnegut obit roundup

As you no doubt know by now, legendary author Kurt Vonnegut has died. The New York Times has a comprehensive obit, as does The L.A. Times, while Salon has a slightly quirkier homage – writer Andrew Leonard’s reminiscence of playing chess against Vonnegut as a 12-year-old back in the mid-1970s. (Salon has also posted an audio clip of Vonnegut reading from his best-known novel, Slaughterhouse-Five.) Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow, meanwhile, has posted a satirical postcard that Vonnegut sent him “out of the blue a couple of years ago.” And for any and all background on Vonnegut, go to Vonnegutweb.