"Our stylistic options as writers are neither numerous nor glamorous, since our readers are bound to be such imperfect artists. Our audience requires us to be sympathetic and patient teachers, ever willing to simplify and clarify, whereas we would rather soar high above the crowd, singing like nightingales."
Born: November 11, 1922, Indianapolis, IN
Died: April 11, 2007, New York City, NY
Books: Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, 2081, Breakfast of Champions