Kurt Vonnegut Novels and Short Stories

Given the very nature of a blog, it can be tricky finding older posts. As time goes on more stories by Vonnegut will be added to the website, so you may wish to consult the Kurt Vonnegut novels and short stories list below to find out what has been covered:


Novels by Kurt Vonnegut


Cat's Cradle - One of the largest posts so far, the Cat's Cradle settings guide offers an in-depth summary and a tour of San Lorenzo.

Mother Night - Find out the fictional home of Howard W Campbell Jr and take a walk in his shoes through this blog post.

Timequake - Offering a summary of Timequake as well as information on the locations discussed in Kurt Vonnegut's final novel.

Slaughterhouse Five - Information on the settings mentioned in Slaughterhouse Five, as well as a synopsis of the novel.

Short Stories by Kurt Vonnegut


The Big Trip Up Yonder - Complete with the original illustration for the story, as well as a plot summary and of course location details.

God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian - Offers a summary and information on the settings used in this collection of short stories.

Thanasphere - Offering both a summary and settings guide to "Thanasphere", which is the opening tale in Bagombo Snuff Box.

Any Reasonable Offer  - Features both a synopsis of Vonnegut's "Any Reasonable Offer" and of course, information on some of the properties mentioned in the short story.

The Package - A summary and a guide to the list of locations mentioned in Kurt Vonnegut's "The Package"

Poor Little Rich Town - A synopsis of Vonnegut's 1952 short story, first published in Collier's.

Souvenir - Read about Vonnegut's short story, Souvenir, which first appeared in print back in 1952.

The Cruise of the Jolly Roger - Full summary of Vonnegut's 1953 short story, as well as information on some of the Cape Cod settings discussed in the tale.

Bagombo Snuff Box - Information on Vonnegut's short story, Bagombo Snuff Box.

Plays by Kurt Vonnegut


Happy Birthday Wanda June - Takes a look at the locations discussed (plus information on where Happy Birthday Wanda June was first performed) and also offers a quick summary of the play.