Kurt Vonnegut

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut's absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes unstuck in time after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. In a plot-scrambling display of virtuosity, we follow...

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Published: Nov 1991

A Man Without a Country

Kurt Vonnegut

In a collection of concise autobiographical essays, the renowned novelist offers his views on his own life, from growing up during the Great Depression to his fame as a writer, as well as his reflections on art, politics, and everyday...

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Published: Jan 2007

Bluebeard (Delta Fiction)

Kurt Vonnegut

An old man recounts his past to a voluptuous widow, revealing man's compulsion to create and destroy what he loves.

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Published: Sep 1998

Breakfast of Champions

Kurt Vonnegut

Breakfast Of Champions is vintage Vonnegut. One of his favorite characters, aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. The result is murderously funny satire as Vonnegut l...

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Published: May 1999

Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More!

Kurt Vonnegut

Flying to a favorite uncle's funeral, a middle-aged Kurt Vonnegut daydreams of one-hundred-year-old Wilbur Oriole-11 Swain, pediatrician and past United States President, who wrote history's most popular child-rearing manual and sold ...

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Published: May 1999

Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut

Cat's Cradle, one of Vonnegut's most entertaining novels, is filled with scientists and G-men and even ordinary folks caught up in the game. These assorted characters chase each other around in search of the world's most important and...

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Published: Sep 1998

The Sirens of Titan

Kurt Vonnegut

After crashing his spaceship, Winston Niles Rumfoord is transformed into a "wave phenomenon,' a telepathic being who travels in an orbit from the sun to the constellation Betelgeuse, landing on Earth once every 59 days. Rumfoord ...

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Published: Sep 1998

Deadeye Dick

Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick is Vonnegut's funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors–a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutr...

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Published: May 1999

Timequake

Kurt Vonnegut

The author's first full-length novel in seven years, a hilarious moral satire features a science fiction writer, Kilgore Trout, who manages to turn time back a decade, insisting that everyone repeat it exactly the same way. Reprint. N...

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Published: Aug 1998

Hocus Pocus

Kurt Vonnegut

A small, exclusive college in upstate New York is nestled along the frozen shores of Lake Mohiga . . . and directly across from a maximum-security prison. The two institutions manage to coexist peacefully, until 10,000 prisoners break...

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Published: Nov 1991

Galapagos (Delta Fiction)

Kurt Vonnegut

In this post-apocalyptic novel, a group of tourists is stranded on the Galapagos Islands, where they become the progenitors of a new race of humans with small brains, flippers for hands, and no interest in sex--the reverse of all the ...

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Published: Jan 1999

Welcome to the Monkey House

Kurt Vonnegut

This collection of Vonnegut's short masterpieces share his audacious sense of humor and extraordinary creative vision.

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Published: Sep 1998

Mother Night

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut is a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America’s attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as a “true ...

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Published: May 1999

Player Piano

Kurt Vonnegut

Vonnegut’s first novel spins the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a super computer and run completely by machines. Paul’s rebellion is vintage Vonnegut–wild...

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Published: Jan 1999

Jailbird

Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government...and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. Starbuck from Harvard to the Nixon White House to...

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Published: Jan 1999

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons

Kurt Vonnegut

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions) is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, always...

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Published: Jan 1999

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

Kurt Vonnegut

A rich man attempts a noble experiment with human nature. The result is an etched-in-acid portrayal of universal greed, hypocrisy, and follies of the flesh.

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Published: Sep 1998

Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short ...

Kurt Vonnegut

Never-before-collected, vintage Vonnegut.'Vonnegut said that his last book, Timequake (1997), would be his last, but no one as imaginative and in love with language and story can resist the lure of the page, and it's obvious that he h...

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Published: Aug 2000

Building the Monkey House: At Kurt Vo...

Kurt Vonnegut

Since its original publication in 1968, Welcome to the Monkey House has been one of Kurt Vonnegut's most beloved works. This special edition celebrates a true master of the short-story form by including multiple variant drafts of what...

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Published: Jan 2014

Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Coll...

Kurt Vonnegut

Palm Sunday is a self-portrait by an American genius. Vonnegut writes with beguiling wit and poignant wisdom about his favorite comedians, country music, a dead friend, a dead marriage, and various cockamamie aspects of his all-too h...

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Published: May 1999

We Are What We Pretend To Be: The Fir...

Kurt Vonnegut

Called "our finest black-humorist" by The Atlantic Monthly, Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Now his first and last works come together for the first time in print, in a collectio...

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Published: Oct 2013

While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Shor...

Kurt Vonnegut

NATIONAL BESTSELLERForeward by Dave EggersThese previously unpublished, beautifully rendered works of fiction are a testament to Kurt Vonnegut's unique blend of observation and imagination. Here are stories of men and machines, art an...

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Published: Jan 2012

Fates Worse Than Death

Kurt Vonnegut

The author of Slaughterhouse Five presents a collection of essays and reminiscences, offering a self-portrait that assesses his own life and the current state of the world. Reprint. NYT.

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Published: Sep 1992

Look at the Birdie: Short Fiction

Kurt Vonnegut

Look at the Birdie is a collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of the most original writers in all of American fiction. In this series of perfectly rendered vignettes, written just as he was starting to...

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Published: Sep 2010
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