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Read an Unreleased Kurt Vonnegut Story, "Guns Before Butter"
"Guns Before Butter," Kurt Vonnegut's story of hungry GIs held as prisoner of war in World War II in Dresden (a site of Vonnegut's best-known novel, Slaughterhouse-Five, and his own wartime imprisonment), was unpublished until its inclusion in Armageddon in Retrospect. Read the complete story here.
Kurt Vonnegut Sketchbook
Click through on the images below to see samples of the artwork included in Armageddon in Retrospect:
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Kurt Vonnegut's books could be read in public schools until recent times.
Book Review by Emma Mason Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut This posthumous collection of short stories and essays is just as biting as any of his novels.
Worth the money if you're a Vonnegut fan; don't waste you're money if you're not - buy Slaughterhouse Five instead.
A nice selection of short stories giving a glimpse into the life of Kurt Vonnegut. The opening by his son is touching and insightful. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Dennis Waller
A nice little collection. One big surprise is the entire text, not just reprinted but reproduced in its original typewritten form, of the letter Vonnegut wrote to tell his family... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Mark J. Spearin
Well, that was different. Different, but good. If you love Vonnegut for who he is and what he writes you'll enjoy it. Yet, these short stories are different. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lowly Peon
Have always enjoyed Vonnegut, and this was no exception. Great stories and social commentary! I especially love his unique descriptions.Published 6 months ago by James Engel
is one of my favorites so I'm probably pretty biased. I love his retrospective writing on his live and the time he spent in Dresden. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ricky Stephens
Vonnegut's fiction has long been a favorite of mine, but I also thoroughly enjoyed reading these "essays" from a perspective at the end of his career. Read morePublished 20 months ago by John Conner
Other reviewers describe this book as uneven which it certainly is but what I really liked about this book is the plain language he uses that contrasts with the artier smart ass... Read morePublished on August 9, 2012 by mack paul
Reading Kurt Vonnegut's final novel, Time Quake, I tended to agree with the author's own conclusion that he wasn't any good a writing novels anymore. Read morePublished on June 25, 2012 by RS Wayment