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Slaughterhouse-Five at 50
A Triumphant Failure

There’s nothing intelligent to say about a massacre, wrote Kurt Vonnegut of his book about the firebombing of Dresden. So why are we still reading it a half-century later?

Published on: May 17, 2019
Daniel Kennelly is senior managing editor of The American Interest.
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