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    • Cat's Cradle

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,816
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,314
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,313

    Cat's Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist; a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer; and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat's Cradle is one of this century's most important works...and Vonnegut at his very best.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • KV at his best.

    • By Robert on 06-22-12

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Interview with Kurt Vonnegut

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Kurt Vonnegut, Donald Farber
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 701
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 401

    In this interview, the late author Kurt Vonnegut talks with his long-time attorney and agent, Donald Farber, about his classic novel Slaughterhouse Five, which was first published in 1969. It is widely considered one of the best American novels of the 20th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short and Sweet

    • By Anonymous User on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Slaughterhouse-Five

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: James Franco
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,376
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,490
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,473

    Traumatized by the bombing of Dresden at the time he had been imprisoned, Pilgrim drifts through all events and history, sometimes deeply implicated, sometimes a witness. He is surrounded by Vonnegut's usual large cast of continuing characters (notably here the hack science fiction writer Kilgore Trout and the alien Tralfamadorians, who oversee his life and remind him constantly that there is no causation, no order, no motive to existence).

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration.

    • By Walter W. Quinn on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Sirens of Titan

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,629
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,238
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,245

    The richest, most depraved man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to distant worlds with a beautiful woman at his side. Of course, there's a catch to the invitation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Outstanding

    • By Robert on 01-07-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Breakfast of Champions

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: John Malkovich
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,460
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,458

    Breakfast of Champions (1973) provides frantic, scattershot satire and a collage of Vonnegut's obsessions. His recurring cast of characters and American landscape was perhaps the most controversial of his canon; it was felt by many at the time to be a disappointing successor to Slaughterhouse-Five, which had made Vonnegut's literary reputation.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Funny..., Even if Malkovich Could Not Care Less

    • By W Perry Hall on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Player Piano

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 770
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 617
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 624

    Kurt 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 supercomputer and run completely by machines. Paul's rebellion is vintage Vonnegut – wildly funny, deadly serious, and terrifyingly close to reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the very BEST AUTHOR OF the 1900's

    • By Mary on 08-04-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Mother Night

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,445
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218

    American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Kurt Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of grey with a verdict that will haunt us all. Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • “We are what we pretend to be”

    • By Robert on 09-04-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Galapagos

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 761
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 536

    Galapagos takes the listener back one million years to AD 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on the Galapagos Islands are about to become the progenitors of a brave, new, totally different human race. Kurt Vonnegut, America's master satirist, looks at our world and shows us all that is sadly, madly awry - and all that is worth saving.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • What can I say...

    • By A Jackson on 04-25-12

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Welcome to the Monkey House

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: David Strathairn, Maria Tucci, Bill Irwin, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415

    Welcome to the Monkey House is a collection of Kurt Vonnegut's shorter works. 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Vonnegut

    • By Michael Carrato on 08-17-06

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Hocus Pocus

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: LJ Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 263
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 237

    Eugene Debs Hartke describes an odyssey from college professor to prison inmate to prison warden back again to prisoner in another of Vonnegut's bitter satirical explorations of how and where (and why) the American dream begins to die. Employing his characteristic narrative device - a retrospective diary in which the protagonist retraces his life at its end, a desperate and disconnected series of events here in Hocus Pocus show Vonnegut with his mask off and his rhetorical devices unshielded.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun, zany and worth the read!

    • By Anonymous User on 12-09-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bluebeard

    • The Autobiography of Rabo Karabekian (1916-1988)
    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389

    Meet Rabo Karabekian, a moderately successful surrealist painter who we meet late in life and see struggling (like all of Vonnegut's key characters) with the dregs of unresolved pain and the consequences of brutality. Loosely based on the legend of Bluebeard (best realized in Bela Bartok's one-act opera), the novel follows Karabekian through the last events in his life that is heavy with women, painting, artistic ambition, artistic fraudulence, and as of yet unknown consequence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kurt Vonnegut explores the arts

    • By Darwin8u on 12-28-17
    • The Autobiography of Rabo Karabekian (1916-1988)
    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 06-23-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 423 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • If This Isn't Nice, What Is?

    • Advice for the Young
    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Scott Brick
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 638
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559

    Master storyteller and satirist Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most in-demand commencement speakers of his time. For each occasion, Vonnegut’s words were unfailingly unique, insightful, and witty, and they stayed with audience members long after graduation. As edited by Dan Wakefield, this book reads like a narrative in the unique voice that made Vonnegut a hero to readers and listeners of all ages. At times hilarious, razor-sharp, freewheeling, and deeply serious, these reflections are ideal for anyone undergoing what Vonnegut would call their "long-delayed puberty ceremony".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life advice from the ultimate cynic

    • By Wayne on 12-05-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,376
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,162
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,177

    Eliot Rosewater, a drunk volunteer fireman and president of the fabulously rich Rosewater Foundation, is about to attempt a noble experiment with human nature, with a little help from writer Kilgore Trout. The result is Kurt Vonnegut's funniest satire, an etched-in-acid portrayal of the greed, hypocrisy, and follies of the flesh we are all heir to.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth.

    • By Darwin8u on 03-27-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Slapstick

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    Perhaps the most autobiographical (and deliberately least disciplined) of Vonnegut's novels, Slapstick (1976) is in the form of a broken family odyssey and is surely a demonstration of its eponymous title. The story centers on brother and sister twins, children of Wilbur Swain, who are in sympathetic and (possibly) telepathic communication and who represent Vonnegut's relationship with his own sister who died young of cancer almost two decades before the book's publication.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lonely No More!

    • By Darwin8u on 11-16-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Deadeye Dick

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Deadeye Dick is Kurt 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 neutron bomb - Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness. Here is a tale of crime and punishment that makes us rethink what we believe...and who we say we are.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If I aimed at nothing..nothing is what I would hit

    • By Darwin8u on 11-28-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Palm Sunday

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    In this self-portrait by an American genius, Kurt 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-human journey through life. This is a work that resonates with Vonnegut's singular voice: the magic sound of a born storyteller mesmerizing us with truth.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • For diehard Vonnegut fans only

    • By Isaac Sharp on 09-06-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Timequake

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Arthur Bishop
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    According to Kurt Vonnegut's alter ego, the old science fiction writer Kilgore Trout, a global timequake will occur on February 13, 2001, at 2:27 p.m. It will be the moment when the universe suffers a crisis of conscience: Should it go on expanding indefinitely or collapse and make another great big BANG? For its own cosmic reasons, it decides to back up a decade to 1991, giving the world a 10-year case of deja vu, making everybody and everything do exactly what they'd done during the past decade.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Arias only make hopeless situations worse

    • By Darwin8u on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $14.17

    • And So It Goes

    • Kurt Vonnegut: A Life
    • By: Charles J. Shields
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    New York Times best-selling author and biographer Charles J. Shields crafts this fascinating portrait of literary icon Kurt Vonnegut. The first authorized biography of the influential American writer, And So It Goes examines Vonnegut’s life, from his childhood to his death in 2007, and explores how the author changed the conversation of American literature.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Probably only for die hard Vonnegut fans

    • By Watery M on 12-22-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Guide to Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five

    • By: Robert Crayola
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A guide to Slaughterhouse-Five.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not much more than a summary of the plot line, such as it is.

    • By Homer on 08-30-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Essential Vonnegut Interviews

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: Kurt Vonnegut, Walter James Miller
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Over the course of Kurt Vonnegut's career as a writer, he has sat down many times with radio host and interviewer Walter James Miller to conduct in-depth discussions of his work and the world. Now the best of these interviews have been collected in an audiobook for the first time. This is the perfect audio collection for the Vonnegut fan who wants to understand the writer as he was, is, and will be.

    Regular price: $9.11

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