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Playlists of Famous Authors (Vol. 1)

“Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.”―Kurt Vonnegut

We’re really glad Kurt Vonnegut ended up a writer (even though he probably would have been a killer lyricist), but point taken! Musicians and authors have a special relationship (and we’re not just talking about Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer).

Here, we present five playlists to capture the spirit of five authors’ work. And okay, we also wanted to give Judy Blume some inspiration for her next road trip.