Sidney Offit, editor of The Library of America's four-volume Kurt Vonnegut edition, has written novels, books for young readers, and memoirs including, most recently, Friends, Writers, and Other Countrymen. He was senior editor of Intellectual Digest, book editor of Politics Today, and contributing editor of Baseball Magazine. He wrote the foreword to Look at the Birdie, a collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s unpublished short fiction.
As far as the book itself goes, it does exactly what it set out to do. It collects and compiles Vonnegut's earlier works chronologically. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Chris Jeffs
Kinky, and entertaining, yet thought-provoking. I had not heard much about him until coming to Indianapolis in 1971 to attend Butler University. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dr. John T. Webb
This was a gift for my son. He was happy to get the whole series in one book. Nicely done.Published 19 months ago by Jodi Cruse
Ths is the second Vonnegut edition I've bought. I've read a couple of the stories before and thry always hold my interest. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Michael R. Hyatt
My wife and I have been for a long time readers of Vonnegut.
Bought this for the collection of stories.
After my husband had already read the books i got him for father's day, he picked these out himself and said it's a great author.Published on July 1, 2013 by jamie
This volume of Vonnegut's earliest stories and novels shows the genesis of one of our greatest writers, illustrating the social and moral concerns that impelled him throughout his... Read morePublished on March 20, 2013 by A. W. Moats