Study Guide

Slaughterhouse-Five Chapter 5, Section 2

By Kurt Vonnegut

Chapter 5, Section 2

  • Billy wants something to read on his way to Tralfamadore.
  • The only book they have in English is Valley of the Dolls, by Jacqueline Susann.
  • Billy thinks it's okay, but he doesn't want to read only one book.
  • He asks if there's anything else, and gets a selection of Tralfamadorian novels.
  • They're all tiny.