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Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
It's never easy to be married to, or the child of, a famous writer.

In HuffPost Books today, Nanette Vonnegut writes that "reading my father's books caused me to hyperventilate.

"The last time I read Slaughterhouse-Five, it wasn't long before I was sputtering at the pages, thinking, 'My fugging father wrote this?' I have spent no small amount of time trying to square myself with this fact, as I feel embarrassingly ordinary."

Her piece is a moving and honest reflection on growing up in an extraordinary, ordinary household. Read it on HuffPost Books today.

-- Andrew Losowsky
Editor, HuffPost Books

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