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August 2007 Selection: Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works
By: Kurt Vonnegut
Copyright: 1968


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About the Book:

Kurt Vonnegut is a master of contemporary American Literature.

His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in "The Siren's of Titan" in 1959 and established him as "a true artist"* with "Cat's Cradle" in 1963. He is, as Graham Greene has declared, "one of the best living American writers.

This collection of Vonnegut's short masterpieces share his audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision. Originally printed in publications as diverse as "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction" and "The Atlantic Monthly," what these superb stories share is Vonnegut's audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision.

Related Web sites:

Wikipedia page for this story collection

Page for this collection on Vonnegutweb.com

The official Kurt Vonnegut site


If You Like the works of Kurt Vonnegut, you might enjoy the works of some of the following authors, who shared his writing style and often his worldview:

Douglas Adams
J.G. Ballard
James Morrow
Jeff Noon
Tom Robbins
Jack Womack
Roger Zelazny


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