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Product Description: “Relentlessly fun to read.”—Dave Eggers • A collection of fourteen previously unpublished short stories from one of the most original writers in all of American fictionIn this series of perfectly rendered vignettes, written just as he was starting to find his comic voice, Kurt Vonnegut paints a warm, wise, and funny portrait of life in post–World War II America—a world where squabbling couples, high school geniuses, misfit office workers, and small-town lotharios struggle to adapt to changing technology, moral ambiguity, and unprecedented affluence...read more

Paperback:

9780385343725 | Reprint edition (Dial Pr, September 7, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Relentlessly fun to read.

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 the penitentiary as Watergate’s least known co-conspirator. But the humor turns dark when Vonnegut shines his spotlight on the cold hearts and calculated greed of the mighty, giving a razor-sharp edge to an unforgettable portrait of power and politics in our times.

Hardcover:

9780385286275 | Doubleday, August 1, 1979, cover price $3.98 | About this edition: Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart.

Miscellaneous:

9780307757463 | Dial Pr, July 28, 2010, cover price $15.00

Miscellaneous:

9780307567277 | Random House Inc, November 4, 2009, cover price $6.99

Hardcover:

9780316016247 | Little Brown & Co, May 4, 2006, cover price $18.99

Miscellaneous:

9780316086691 | Little Brown & Co, October 31, 2009, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: In this 1976 interview with Heywood Hale Broun Jr., Kurt Vonnegut discusses his just-published book "Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!" Reissued on audio CD in 2007. 55 min. Product No. C40260D.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781579704544, titled "Speaking of Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More!" | Audio-Forum, April 7, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In this 1976 interview with Heywood Hale Broun Jr.

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Product Description: In this 1973 interview with Heywood Hale Broun Jr., the hilarious Kurt Vonnegut, whose book "Breakfast of Champions" had just been published, tells what it's like to be a famous writer who receives as much fan mail as Eddie Fisher...read more
By Heywood Hale Broun (contributor) and Kurt Vonnegut

CD/Spoken Word:

9781579704537 | Una rei edition (Audio-Forum, April 7, 2007), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In this 1973 interview with Heywood Hale Broun Jr.

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Product Description: Hocus Pocus is the fictional autobiography of a West Point graduate who was in charge of the humiliating evacuation of U.S. personnel from the Saigon rooftops at the close of the Vietnam War. Returning home from the war, he unknowingly fathered an illegitimate son...read more
By George Ralph (narrator) and Kurt Vonnegut

CD/Spoken Word:

9781423330462 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, February 25, 2007), cover price $39.25 | About this edition: Hocus Pocus is the fictional autobiography of a West Point graduate who was in charge of the humiliating evacuation of U.

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Takes a look at life, art, politics, himself and the condition of the soul of America today. The author offers an intimate communication from one individual to his fellow humans - sometimes kidding, at other times despairing, always searching.

Hardcover:

9780747584063, titled "A Man Without a Country" | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, February 6, 2006, cover price $26.40 | also contains A Man Without a Country | About this edition: Takes a look at life, art, politics, himself and the condition of the soul of America today.
9781583226728, titled "A Man Without a Country" | Seven Stories Pr, April 1, 2005, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: One of the greatest minds in American writing, Kurt Vonnegut has left an indelible impression on literature with such inventive novels as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse- Five and Breakfast of Champions.

Hardcover:

9780399151040 | Putnam Pub Group, January 1, 2005, cover price $24.95

Celebrates the history of America in the words of famous and not-so-famous Americans, including selections by Christopher Columbus, Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Eugene Debs, a Lowell Mill worker, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, and a Gulf War resister, interspersed with commentary by the author. Read by James Earl Jones, Kurt Vonnegut, Alice Walker, Daddy Glover, Harris Yulin, and others. Simultaneous.
By James Earl Jones (narrator), Marisa Tomei (narrator), Kurt Vonnegut (narrator), Alice Walker (narrator) and Howard Zinn

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9780060589837 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, March 1, 2004), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Celebrates the history of America in the words of famous and not-so-famous Americans, including selections by Christopher Columbus, Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Eugene Debs, Malcolm X, and a Gulf War resister, interspersed with commentary by the author.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780060589820 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, March 1, 2004), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Celebrates the history of America in the words of famous and not-so-famous Americans, including selections by Christopher Columbus, Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Eugene Debs, Malcolm X, and a Gulf War resister, interspersed with commentary by the author.

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A collection of futuristic tales includes 'Pillar of Fire' by Ray Bradbury, 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow' by Kurt Vonnegut, and ''Repent, Harlequin!' said the Ticktockman' by Harlan Ellison.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781574535563 | Unabridged edition (Audio Literature, March 1, 2004), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A collection of futuristic tales includes 'Pillar of Fire' by Ray Bradbury, 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow' by Kurt Vonnegut, and ''Repent, Harlequin!

The author of Cat's Cradle questions the condition of modern man in this novel depicting a science fiction writer's struggle to find peace and sanity in the world. Book available.

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9780060564971, titled "Breakfast of Champions: Or Goodbye Blue Monday" | Unabridged edition (Caedmon Audio Cassette, March 1, 2004), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The author questions the condition of modern man in this novel depicting a science fiction writer's struggle to find peace and sanity in the world.

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Product Description: Stunning, hilarious, and politically incendiary, this full-color poster book reworks classic American World War I and II propaganda into commentaries on war, peace, and patriotism for the post-September 11 era. The forty one-sided posters make fun of war mentality, the Bush White House, Homeland Security, the War on Terror, Ashcroft, the 2000 Presidential election, the military-industrial complex, and much more...read more
By Kurt Vonnegut (foreword by), Micah Ian Wright and Howard Zinn (introduced by)

Paperback:

9781583225844 | Seven Stories Pr, June 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Stunning, hilarious, and politically incendiary, this full-color poster book reworks classic American World War I and II propaganda into commentaries on war, peace, and patriotism for the post-September 11 era.

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Product Description: A celebration of 25 years of the "Meet the Writers" Book Fair, the affair that kicks of the Hamptons summer social season each May, and features local writers from the East End of Long Island. Contributors include E. L. Doctorow, Lanford Wilson, Peter Matthiessen, Kurt Vonnegut, Terrence McNally, Betty Friedan, David Ignatow, Wilfrid Sheed, Edward Albee, James Salter, Susan Isaacs, Dava Sobel, Kenneth Koch, Gregory Rabassa, John Steinbeck, Joe Pintauro, Elaine Benson, Elaine Steinbeck, Dan Rattiner, Steven Gaines, Sheridan Sansegundo, Lee Davis, Mary Cummings, and many others...read more
By Kimberly Goff-knollenberg (editor), Peter Matthiessen (contributor), William M. Peterson (editor), Kurt Vonnegut (contributor) and Lanford Wilson (contributor)

Paperback:

9780913057247 | Harbor Electronic Pub, October 30, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A celebration of 25 years of the "Meet the Writers" Book Fair, the affair that kicks of the Hamptons summer social season each May, and features local writers from the East End of Long Island.

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Product Description: The Eden Express describes from the inside Mark Vonnegut’s experience in the late ’60s and early ’70s—a recent college grad; in love; living communally on a farm, with a famous and doting father, cherished dog, and prized jalopy—and then the nervous breakdowns in all their slow-motion intimacy, the taste of mortality and opportunity for humor they provided, and the grim despair they afforded as well...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kurt Vonnegut (foreword by) and Mark Vonnegut

Paperback:

9781583225431 | Seven Stories Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Eden Express describes from the inside Mark Vonnegut’s experience in the late ’60s and early ’70s—a recent college grad; in love; living communally on a farm, with a famous and doting father, cherished dog, and prized jalopy—and then the nervous breakdowns in all their slow-motion intimacy, the taste of mortality and opportunity for humor they provided, and the grim despair they afforded as well.

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A collection of futuristic tales from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning authors includes 'Pillar of Fire' by Ray Bradbury, 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow' by Kurt Vonnegut, and 'Repent Harlequin!' by Harlan Ellison. Read by Richard Dreyfus, Robin Williams, et al.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574535303 | Unabridged edition (Audio Literature, October 1, 2002), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A collection of futuristic tales includes 'Pillar of Fire' by Ray Bradbury, 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow' by Kurt Vonnegut, and ''Repent, Harlequin!

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Product Description: Kurt Vonnegut cites Theodore Sturgeon as the inspiration for his character Kilgore Trout. This volume includes 12 stories from 1953, considered Sturgeon's golden era. Among them are such favorites as the title story, "The Silken-Swift," "A Way of Thinking," "The Dark Room," "The Clinic," and "The World Well Lost," a story known for being very ahead of its time in advocating gay rights...read more
By Theodore Sturgeon, Kurt Vonnegut (foreword by) and Paul S. Williams (editor)

Paperback:

9781556434242 | North Atlantic Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Kurt Vonnegut cites Theodore Sturgeon as the inspiration for his character Kilgore Trout.

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Product Description: Drawing on his own experience in the profession, veteran English professor and internationally renowned scholar Jerome Klinkowitz sorts out the wrong ways of teaching literature before devising a new, successful method. Specifically, he concludes that a historically based “story of English” is precisely the wrong narrative approach to making sense of what literature does...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jerome Klinkowitz and Kurt Vonnegut (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780809324033 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Drawing on his own experience in the profession, veteran English professor and internationally renowned scholar Jerome Klinkowitz sorts out the wrong ways of teaching literature before devising a new, successful method.

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An omnibus edition of four of America's most influential and thought-provoking novels includes The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage, and Billy Budd by Herman Melville. Reissue.
By Kurt Vonnegut (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780451527776 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, January 1, 2001), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: An omnibus edition of four of America's most influential and thought-provoking novels includes 'The Scarlet Letter' by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain's 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' Stephen Crane's 'The Red Badge of Courage,' and 'Billy Budd' by Herman Melville.

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Features photographs and transcripts of a seminar hosted by the authors on October 1, 1998 during which they spoke together about the process of writing, being a writer, and what it means to be human. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9781583220023 | Seven Stories Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Features photographs and transcripts of a seminar hosted by the authors on October 1, 1998 in which they spoke about the process of writing, being a writer, and what it means to be human.

Paperback:

9780743410588 | Washington Square Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Features photographs and transcripts of a seminar hosted by the authors on October 1, 1998 during which they spoke together about the process of writing, being a writer, and what it means to be human.

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Presents a collection of some of the author's favorite stories, including 'Cruise of the Jolly Roger,' 'The Powder Blue Dragon,' and 'Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp.'

Hardcover:

9780399145056 | Putnam Pub Group, August 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An anthology of previously uncollected short stories features twenty-four of the author's favorite tales, including 'Any Reasonable Offer,' 'The Powder-Blue Dragon,' 'Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp,' and 'Lovers Anonymous'
9780399145261 | Putnam Pub Group, June 1, 1999, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: An anthology of previously uncollected short stories features twenty-four of the author's favorite tales, including 'Any Reasonable Offer,' 'The Powder-Blue Dragon,' 'Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp,' and 'Lovers Anonymous'

Paperback:

9780425174463 | Reissue edition (Berkley Pub Group, August 1, 2000), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An anthology of previously uncollected short stories features twenty-four of the author's favorite tales, including 'Any Reasonable Offer,' 'The Powder-Blue Dragon,' 'Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp,' and 'Lovers Anonymous.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781598875546 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, June 1, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of some of the author's favorite stories, including 'Cruise of the Jolly Roger,' 'The Powder Blue Dragon,' and 'Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781565113299 | Highbridge Co, August 1, 1999, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of some of the author's favorite stories, including 'Cruise of the Jolly Roger,' 'The Powder Blue Dragon,' and 'Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp.

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Product Description: Of all of Vonnegut's books, his favorite is THE SIRENS OF TITAN which he admits was "the only book that was pleasant to write." We meet Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," who feels a calling to probe the depths of space...read more

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9780385333498, titled "The Sirens of Titan" | Reissue edition (Dial Pr, October 1, 1998), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: America's wealthiest man succumbs to the irresistible charms of a lunar siren.
9780440179481, titled "The Sirens of Titan" | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, November 1, 1988), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: When Winston Niles Rumfoord flies his spaceship into a chrono-synclastic infundibulum he is converted into pure energy and only materializes when his waveforms intercept Earth or some other planet.
9780385294218, titled "The Sirens of Titan" | Reprint edition (Doubleday, September 1, 1985), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: America's wealthiest man succumbs to the irresistible charms of a lunar siren

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780736601139, titled "The Sirens of Titan" | Unabridged edition (Books on Tape, June 1, 2000), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Of all of Vonnegut's books, his favorite is THE SIRENS OF TITAN which he admits was "the only book that was pleasant to write.

Prebinding:

9780808520863, titled "The Sirens of Titan" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: America's wealthiest man succumbs to the irresistible charms of a lunar siren.

Presents a collection of short stories, including 'Report on the Barnhouse Effect,' 'The Manned Missiles,' 'Deer in the Works,' and 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow.'

Hardcover:

9780848815011 | Amereon Ltd, September 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short stories, including 'Report on the Barnhouse Effect,' 'The Manned Missiles,' 'Deer in the Works,' and 'Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow.
9780899667577 | Buccaneer Books, June 1, 1991, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: "Canary in a Cathouse" is a collection of twelve short stories by Kurt Vonnegut which was first published in 1961.

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