Chiefly consists of selected graduation speeches given by Vonnegut at various educational institutions
Introduction -- Baccalaureate -- How to make money and find love! -- Advice to graduating women (that all men should know!) -- How to have something most billionaires don't -- How music cures our ills (and there are lots of them) -- What the "ghost dance" of the Native Americans and the French painters who led the Cubist movement have in common -- How I learned from a teacher what artists do -- Don't forget where you come from -- Why social justice does more than art to nourish the American dream -- How to be a wise guy or a wise girl -- Why you can't stop me from speaking ill of Thomas Jefferson -- Don't despair if you never went to college! -- How I got my first job as a reporter and learned to write in a simple, direct way, while not getting a degree in anthropology -- Somebody whould have told me not to join a fraternity -- The most censored writer of his time defends the First Amendment -- My dog likes everybody, but that was not inspired by ancient Greece and Rome or the Renaissance -- Unstuck in time : quotes to ponder.