Complete Stories

Seven Stories Press - More than half of vonnegut's output was short fiction, and never before has the world had occasion to wrestle with it all together. Organized thematically—"war, " "science, " "behavior, " "the band director" those stories featuring lincoln high's band director and nice guy george hemholtz, " "Romance, " "Work Ethic versus Fame and Fortune, and include those Vonnegut published in magazines and collected in Welcome to the Monkey House, and "Futuristic"—these ninety-eight stories were written from 1941 to 2007, " "Women, Bagombo Snuff Box, and other books; here for the first time five previously unpublished stories; as well as a handful of others that were published online and read by few.

. An extraordinary literary feast for new readers, Vonnegut fans, and scholars alike. Which may take a little time. Selected and introduced by longtime vonnegut friends and scholars Dan Wakefield and Jerome Klinkowitz, humanity, humor, Complete Stories puts Vonnegut's great wit, and artistry on full display.

Complete Stories - Here for the first time is the complete short fiction of one of the twentieth century's foremost imaginative geniuses. During his lifetime vonnegut published fewer than half of the stories he wrote, his agent telling him in 1958 upon the rejection of a particularly strong story, "Save it for the collection of your works which will be published someday when you become famous.





Kurt Vonnegut: The Complete Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set

Library of America - The ultimate vonnegut: all 14 novels plus a selection of the best of his stories in a definitive collector's boxed set. The novels of kurt vonnegut defined a generation a remain among the most enduringly popular and influential works of the last century. This boxed set includes four library of america volumes: novels & stories 1950-1962 Player Piano / Mother Night Novels & Stories 1963-1973 Cat's Cradle / The Sirens of Titan / God Bless You, Mr.

Kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection. Now, for the first time, they are available in a single collector's edition, featuring authoritative annotated texts. The library of america series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1, 000 pages in length, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, feature cloth covers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Kurt Vonnegut: The Complete Novels: A Library of America Boxed Set - Rosewater / slaughterhouse-five / deadeye dick / breakfast of champions novels 1976-1985 slapstick / galapagos novels 1987-1997 Bluebeard / Hocus Pocus / Jailbird / TimequakeLIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.





If This Isn't Nice What Is?, Much Expanded Second Edition: The Graduation Speeches and Other Words to Live By

Seven Stories Press - In each of these talks and short essays, vonnegut takes pains to find the few things worth saying and a conversational voice to say them in that’s funny and serious and joyful even if sometimes without seeming so. But about my uncle alex, who is up in heaven now, would say sometimes in a graduation speech, an avowed Humanist, ” Vonnegut, “one of the things he found objectionable about human beings was that they so rarely noticed it when they were happy.

We could be drinking lemonade in the summertime, ‘if this isn’t nice, what is?’” If This Isn’t Nice, and Uncle Alex would interrupt the conversation to say, What Is? includes eleven speeches and four pieces of journalism on related themes. Kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection.

If This Isn't Nice What Is?, Much Expanded Second Edition: The Graduation Speeches and Other Words to Live By - Vonnegut never graduated from college, and gentle irony, so his words to any class of graduating seniors always carried the delight, of someone savoring an achievement he himself had not had occasion to savor on his own behalf. Seven Stories Press. Best known as one of america’s most astonishing and enduring contemporary novelists, Kurt Vonnegut was also a celebrated commencement address giver.

Six of the fifteen are new to the second edition—on topics as wide-ranging as why it is that Kurt Vonnegut’s dog loves people more than Kurt Vonnegut does, and what it feels like to be the most censored writer in America—and much, much more.





Breakfast of Champions: A Novel

Dial Press Trade Paperback - . Uniquely Vonnegut. Publishers weekly kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection. Great product! . Seven Stories Press. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, success, racism, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth. Free-wheeling, wild and great.

Vonnegut wheels out all the complaints about America and makes them seem fresh, funny, outrageous, hateful and lovable. The new york timesin breakfast of champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.

Breakfast of Champions: A Novel - . Marvelous.





Cat's Cradle: A Novel

Dell Publishing - Great product! Satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. Seven Stories Press. We laugh in self-defense. Atlantic monthly kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection. A free-wheeling vehicle. Original theology created by a calypso singer and a blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny future.

Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat’s Cradle is one of the twentieth century’s most important works—and Vonnegut at his very best. Vonnegut is an unimitative and inimitable social satirist.

Cat's Cradle: A Novel - Harper’s magazine “Our finest black-humorist. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, it features a midget as the protagonist, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. An unforgettable ride!”—the new york Times Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness.





Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories 1963-1973: Cat's Cradle / God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater / Slaughterhouse-Five / Breakfast of Champions / Stories Library of America, No. 216

Library of America - His cunningly relaxed delivery was so original, so finely calibrated, and so profound an articulation of the Sixties' spirit that many critics overlooked the moral seriousness behind the standup-comic craftsmanship. Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist.

Great product! The volume is rounded out with three brilliant short stories and revealing autobiographical accounts of the bombing of Dresden. Library of america is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing.

And, breakfast of champions 1973 describes the fateful meeting of "two lonesome, skinny, in a text enhanced by the author's spirited line drawings, fairly old white men, " one of whom disastrously believes that everyone else is a robot. Seven Stories Press. Kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection.

Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories 1963-1973: Cat's Cradle / God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater / Slaughterhouse-Five / Breakfast of Champions / Stories Library of America, No. 216 - Original theology created by a calypso singer and a blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny future. God bless You, Mr. Slaughterhouse-five 1969, being unstuck in time, who, is the tale of Billy Pilgrim, Vonnegut's breakout book and one of the iconic masterpieces of twentieth-century American literature, is doomed to continually relive both the firebombing of Dresden and his abduction by space aliens.

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A Man Without a Country

Random House Trade Paperbacks - Kurt Vonnegut. As once again vonnegut captures the complexity of the human condition with stunning calligraphic simplicity. The australian “thank god, Kurt Vonnegut has broken his promise that he will never write another book. Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist.

. A man without a Country. Memoir. Satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. Reading a man without a country is like sitting down on the couch for a long chat with an old friend. The new york times book review “filled with Vonnegut’s usual contradictory mix of joy and sorrow, hope and despair, humor and gravity.

A Man Without a Country - Chicago tribune “Fans will linger on every word. This is what he is like in person. Usa today in a volume that is penetrating, sex, politics, incisive, one of the great men of letters of this age–or any age–holds forth on life, and laugh-out-loud funny, introspective, art, and the state of America’s soul.

. In this wondrous assemblage of mini-memoirs, we discover his family’s legacy and his obstinate, unfashionable humanism. Studs terkel kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection.





Galapagos: A Novel Delta Fiction

Dial Press Trade Paperback - . Library of America. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Original and funny. People   “a triumph of style, originality and warped yet consistent logic. Memoir. In this inimitable novel, america’ s master satirist looks at our world and shows us all that is sadly, madly awry–and all that is worth saving.

Praise for galápagos“the best Vonnegut novel yet!”—John Irving “Beautiful. Great product! Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist. Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain. The new york times book reviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.

Galapagos: A Novel Delta Fiction - D. Vonnegut is still in top form. If he has no prescription for alleviating the pain of the human condition, at least he is a first-rate diagnostician. Susan isaacs, newsday   “Dark. A man without a Country.





The Vonnegut Encyclopedia: Revised and updated edition

Delacorte Press - Satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. The vonnegut encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for readers wishing to revisit his fictional universe—and those about to explore it for the first time. Praise for the vonnegut Encyclopedia“An essential collection for fans of the singular satirist.

San francisco Chronicle   “Indispensable. Publishers weekly“if you’re somebody who has read one Kurt Vonnegut book then there’s a chance you’ve read them all. Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist. Great product! Galapagos. The vonnegut encyclopedia identifies every major and minor vonnegut character from Celia Aamons to Zog, as well as recurring images and relevant themes from all of Vonnegut’s works, including lesser-known gems like his revisionist libretto for Stravinsky’s opera L’Histoire du soldat and his 1980 children’s book Sun Moon Star.

The Vonnegut Encyclopedia: Revised and updated edition - . Just don’t blame him if you become unstuck in time while you’re reading. Inverse“vonnegut enthusiasts will be delighted with Leeds’s exhaustive, almost obsessive, events, treatment of the characters, places, and tantalizingly mysterious references for which Vonnegut’s five-decade writing career is celebrated.

The vonnegut encyclopedia is an exhaustive guide to this beloved author’s world, organized in a handy A-to-Z format.





The Sirens of Titan: A Novel

Dial Press Trade Paperback - Of course there’ s a catch to the invitation–and a prophetic vision about the purpose of human life that only Vonnegut has the courage to tell. Reading vonnegut is addictive!”—Commonweal Kurt vonnegut the Complete Novels The Library of America Collection. Delacorte Press. Memoir. Great product! A man without a Country.

Delta. Original theology created by a calypso singer and a blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny future. Kurt vonnegut’s best book. Galapagos. Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist. He dares not only ask the ultimate question about the meaning of life, but to answer it.

The Sirens of Titan: A Novel - Esquirenominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThe Sirens of Titan is an outrageous romp through space, time, and morality. Satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. Seven Stories Press. Library of America. Kurt Vonnegut.





Bluebeard: A Novel Delta Fiction

Dial Press Trade Paperback - But then a voluptuous young widow badgers rabo into telling his life story—and Vonnegut in turn tells us the plain, heart-hammering truth about man’s careless fancy to create or destroy what he loves. Praise for bluebeard“Vonnegut is at his edifying best. The philadelphia inquirer“The quicksilver mind of Vonnegut is at it again.

So hop in his rumble seat. Delacorte Press. Vonnegut is more fascinated and puzzled than angered by the human stupidities and contradictions he discerns so keenly. Original theology created by a calypso singer and a blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny future. Bluebeard is uncommonly feisty. Usa today “is bluebeard good? Yes!

Bluebeard: A Novel Delta Fiction - Apocalyptic tale of this planetaTMs ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist. Ranks with vonnegut’s best and goes one step beyond. Satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. Joyous, soaring fiction. The atlanta journal and constitutionbroad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked inside his potato barn.