My books are being thrown out of school libraries all over the country—because they’re supposedly obscene. I’ve seen letters to small-town newspapers that put Slaughterhouse-Five in the same class with Deep Throat and Hustler magazine. How could anybody masturbate to Slaughterhouse-Five?
Kurt Vonnegut to the Paris Review
(I’m surprised he didn’t add “except me” to the end of that quote)