Kurt Vonnegut's Letter Grades For His Own Books

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Despite his eccentricities, Kurt Vonnegut was a rather pragmatic guy. Not only did he craft geometric equations for the shapes of stories, but he also applied letter grades to his own works. Here, via Letters Of Note, are his evaluations:

Once a teacher, always a teacher. Here he is explaining his grading system to Charlie Rose: