Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on November 11th, 1922 and passed away at the age of 84 on April 11th, 2007.

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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Stats: The highest rated book by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. on Book Notification is The Sirens of Titan, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Breakfast of Champions, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. on Book Notification is Slaughterhouse-Five, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Cat's Cradle, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Delta Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8
Player Piano / Utopia 14
1952
2
8.4
The Sirens of Titan
1959
3
7.2
Cat's Cradle
1960
4
6
Mother Night
1961
5
7
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
1965
6
7.4
Slaughterhouse-Five
1969
7
Between Time and Timbuktu
1972
8
7.6
Breakfast of Champions
1973
9
4
Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!
1976
10
Jailbird
1979
11
6
Deadeye Dick
1982
12
10
Hocus Pocus
1990
13
3
Timequake
1997

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order (with Richard Lingeman)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Big Trip Up Yonder
1954
2
8
2 B R 0 2 B
1968
3
Who Am I This Time? For Romeos and Juliets
1970
4
God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
1999
5
The Honor of a Newsboy
2009
6
Confido
2009
7
Hall of Mirrors
2009
8
A Song for Selma
2009
9
Hello, Red
2009
10
The Good Explainer
2009
11
King and Queen of the Universe
2009
12
Little Drops of Water
2009
13
The Nice Little People
2009
14
Ed Luby's Key Club
2009
15
Shout about It from the Housetops
2009
16
FUBAR
2009
17
Basic Training
2012
18
Vonnegut by the Dozen: Twelve Pieces by Kurt Vonnegut
2013
19
Slice of Life
2016

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Biographies & Memoirs in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order (with Christopher Sergel)

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

List of Slaughter-House Five Books in Publication Order (with Ryan North)

List of Comic Tales of Fantasy Books in Publication Order (with Peter Haining)

List of The Last Interview Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Learning to Live Finally: The Last Interview (By: Jacques Derrida)
2005
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List of Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Connoisseur's Science Fiction
1964
2
ABC of Science Fiction
1968
3
Best SF Vol 7
1971
4
Masks
1971
5
Autumn Light: Illuminations of Age
1978
6
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction
1980
7
The Golden Age of Science Fiction
1981
8
Space Odyssey
1983
9
A World of Fiction
1983
10
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction
1985
11
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century
1987
12
The Ultimate Frankenstein
1991
13
First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers
1994
14
Cybersex: Aliens, Neurosex and Cyborgasms
1996
15
The Flying Sorcerers
1997
16
Wizards of Odd
1997
17
The Playboy Book of Science Fiction
1998
18
Writers on Writing
2001
19
Big City Cool: Short Stories About Urban Youth
2002
20
Louder than Bombs: Interviews from The Progressive Magazine
2004
21
Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 2
2010
22
The Best American Mystery Stories 2010
2010
23
Slaughterhouse-Five: Critical Insights
2010
24
Science Fiction Collection 002
2011
25
The Fourth Science Fiction Megapack
2012
26
The Big Book of Classic Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction
2013
27
Lieu: Science Fiction Short Stories
2015
28
Grave Predictions
2016
29
The Ultimate Short Story Bundle
2020
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Kurt Vonnegut Jr.: Biography

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (Kurt Vonnegut Jr.) was born on November 11th, 1922. Kurt passed away April 11th, 2007 at 84 years old. Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Vonnegut Jr. attended Carnegie Mellon University where he studied mechanical engineering, Cornell University where he studied Humanities and University of Chicago where he received an M.A. in Anthropology.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was the author of the Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Short Stories/Novellas series which consists of 19 novels. The Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Short Stories/Novellas series started in 1954 with the novel The Big Trip Up Yonder. The most recently released novel in the Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Short Stories/Novellas series was Slice of Life which was released in 2016. There are no upcoming novels for the Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Short Stories/Novellas series.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.: Awards & Accolades

Vonnegut Jr.'s books have won multiple awards, Slaughterhouse-Five won the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1970. The Sirens of Titan won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 1973. Armageddon in Retrospect won the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2009.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Sirens of Titan was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1960. Cat's Cradle was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1964. Slaughterhouse-Five was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1970. Breakfast of Champions was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Male Narrator, in 2016.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.: Lists & Other Mentions

  • Breakfast of Champions was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1973.
  • Jailbird was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1979 and 1980.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Kurt Vonnegut Jr. are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. George Orwell, author of the novel: 1984.
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings Series.
  5. Ray Bradbury, author of the novel: Fahrenheit 451.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.: F.A.Q

When was Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Born?

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11th, 1922.

When did Kurt Vonnegut Jr. die?

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. died on April 11th, 2007 at 84 years old.

Where was Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Born?

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

What book awards has Kurt Vonnegut Jr. won?

Slaughterhouse-Five: National Book Awards Best Fiction (1970).
The Sirens of Titan: Seiun Award Best Translated Long Work (1973).
Armageddon in Retrospect: Audie Award Best Short Stories or Collections (2009).

What was the first book Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote?

The first novel written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was Player Piano / Utopia 14, published in 1952.

What was the most recent book Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote?

His most recently released work was Love, Kurt: The Vonnegut Love Letters, 1941-1945 on December 1st, 2020.

How many books has Kurt Vonnegut Jr. written?

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. has written 58 books across 12 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 2 books in the Delta Fiction Series
  • 13 Standalone Novels
  • 19 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 9 Short Story Collections
  • 9 Non-Fiction Books
  • 2 Biographies & Memoirs
  • 2 Plays
  • 1 Children's Books
  • 1 book in the Slaughter-House Five Series

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    Cindy M
    Cindy M
    7 months ago

    Kurt’s books were taught to kids in the late 90’s as they gained a bit of popularity in our area of Ohio. However, I never really got into his style of writing. I felt he was all over the place when it came to various types of characters.

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