While many early works of proto-sci-fi were satires like Gulliver’s Travels, satirical works also appear in modern sci-fi. In this episode, we take a look at the two most famous authors of this subgenre, Kurt Vonnegut and Douglas Adams.
Book recommendation: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut.
Vonnegut’s letter to his family during World War II.
Other works discussed:
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams