Complete Stories

Complete Stories

Vonnegut, Kurt

$1,158.00 MXN


Here for the first time is the complete short fiction of one of the twentieth century's foremost imaginative geniuses. More than half of Vonnegut's output was short fiction, and never before has the world had occasion to wrestle with it all together. Organized thematically--"War," "Women," "Science," "Romance," "Work Ethic versus Fame and Fortune," "Behavior," "The Band Director" (those stories featuring Lincoln High's band director and nice guy George Hemholtz), and "Futuristic"--these ninety-eight stories were written from 1941 to 2007, and include those Vonnegut published in magazines and collected in Welcome to the Monkey House, Bagombo Snuff Box, and other books; here for the first time five previously unpublished stories; as well as a handful of others that were published online and read by few. During his lifetime Vonnegut published fewer than half of the stories he wrote, his agent telling him in 1958 upon the rejection of a particularly strong story, "Save it for the collection of your works which will be published someday when you become famous. Which may take a little time." Selected and introduced by longtime Vonnegut friends and scholars Dan Wakefield and Jerome Klinkowitz, Complete Stories puts Vonnegut's great wit, humor, humanity, and artistry on full display. An extraordinary literary feast for new readers, Vonnegut fans, and scholars alike.

Seven Stories Press

Disponibilidad en Centros

  • Condesa
  • Polanco
  • Santa Fe
  • Perisur
  • Zona Rosa
  • Roma
  • San Ángel

Advertencia: Las existencias de nuestro sistema no son precisas al 100%, por lo que antes de dirigirte a una de nuestras sucursales, te recomendamos que llames por teléfono para confirmar su disponibilidad.


Añadir comentario

Artículos relacionados

  • Everything is f cked
    Manson, Mark
    We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it's ever been—we are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history. Yet, somehow everything seems to be irreparably and horribly f*cked—the planet is warming, governments are failing, economies are collapsing, and everyone is perpetually offended on Twitter. At this moment in history, when we ...

    $597.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Everything in its place
    Sacks, Oliver
    From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer's. Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories and his fascina...

    $693.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Theodore de Bry
    Groesen, Michiel van / Tise, Larry / Tise, Larry E.
    When Flemish engraver and publisher Theodore de Bry issued the first volume of his America series in 1590, the New World was, for most Europeans, truly novel. Gleaned from the travel accounts of adventurers like Thomas Harriot, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh, De Bry's magnificent engravings brought the new continent and its inhabitants to an enraptured audience acros...

    $3,844.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Stories from the city of god
    Pasolini, Pier Paolo
    Now in paperback, a collection of the legendary filmmaker’s short fiction and nonfiction from 1950 to 1966, in which we see the machinations of the creative mind in post-World War II Rome.In a portrait of the city at once poignant and intimate, we find artistic witness to the customs, dialect, squalor, and beauty of the ancient imperial capital that has succumbed to modern warf...

    $372.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Enlightenment Now
    Pinker, Steven
    "My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment o...

    $357.00 MXN

    En stock
  • City of Girls
    Gilbert, Elizabeth
    Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940...

    $740.00 MXN

    En stock

Otros artículos del autor

  • Pianola, La
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    En "La pianola", la primera novela del irreverente de Vonnegut, el escritor de culto norteamericano fallecido hace ahora diez años, describe una sociedad en la que los humanos han sido sustituidos por máquinas. Mediante la metáfora de la pianola que, dotada de un mecanismo automático, reproduce la música, Vonnegut escenifica en la novela una despiadada sátira social que pinta c...

    $607.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Pájaro de celda
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    "Presten atención, por favor, pues en este libro, que es la historia de mi vida hasta ahora, los personajes no son solo las personas sino los años. Mil Novecientos Trece me dio el regalo de la vida. Mil Novecientos Veintinueve desbarató la economía estadounidense. Mil Novecientos Treinta y Uno me envió a Harvard. Mil Novecientos Treinta y Ocho me consiguió mi primer empleo en e...

    $516.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Que levante mi mano quien crea en la...
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    El presente volumen consta de nueve discursos inéditos, siete de ellos dirigidos a estudiantes universitarios en días de dichosa graduación. Es éste un género muy peculiar de la oratoria norteamericana que ha dado lugar a piezas memorables adornadas con nobles sentimientos, recuerdos edificantes y sabios consejos o melifluos elixires emitidos desde sus cátedras (celestes) por a...

    $306.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Cartera del cretino, La
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    La cartera del cretino. Disponible para los lectores por primera vez, La cartera del cretino es una colección de siete piezas nunca antes publicadas de Kurt Vonnegut, uno de los más grandes escritores del siglo XX. Sardónicos e inquietantes, estos seis relatos de ficción, y un pequeño ensayo, son la esencia de Vonnegut, con una sátira penetrante y un ojo infalible para la intra...

    $312.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Mientras los mortales duermen
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Con el estilo sencillo y directo característico de Vonnegut, y acompañados de sus habituales dibujos en tinta, Mientras los mortales duermen es un regalo inesperado para los lectores.En esta antología de dieciséis piezas inéditas, el reconocido autor de Matadero Cinco vuelve a dejarnos muestras de su carácter incorregible, de su talento incomprendido por buena parte de la críti...

    $260.00 MXN

    En stock
  • Mire al pajarito
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    "Mire al pajarito es una antología de cuentos de uno de los escritores más sólidos y originales de la narrativa norteamericana.Recoge catorce piezas inéditas del famoso autor de Matadero Cinco, implacables relatos de este escritor incorregible, icono de la contracultura, eterno candidato al Nobel y un talento incomprendido por buena parte de la crítica de su época.Un psiquiatra...

    $260.00 MXN

    En stock