Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut
An anthology of writings by Kurt Vonnegut. "Welcome to the Monkeyhouse" brings together some of his shorter essays and stories, and "Palm Sunday" consists of speeches, letters, fiction, articles and autobiography.
A selection of the best sci-fi shorts from an American genius of the genre, collected alongside his most personal essays.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was born in Indianapolis in 1922 and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. During the Second World War he served in Europe and, as a prisoner of war in Germany, witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired the canonic war novel Slaughterhouse-Five. He is the author of thirteen other novels, which include Cat's Cradle, Jailbird, Deadeye Dick, Galapagos and Bluebeard, two collections of stories, and three non-fiction books. He died in 2007.