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I could write a long review and talk about every short story in this collection, but I m not going to do that There are just too many good stories in this collection My personal favorite was probably Harrison Bergeron but I would have to think about that It s not necessary that I have a favorite per se, but my mind 1982 January 62014 October 3Where I Live Keenly observed I wonder what an update would be like 50 years on Harrison Bergeron This one has aged a bit, but it s still good.Who Am I This Time I vividly recall the American Playhouse production with Susan Sarandon and Christopher Walken Magic.Welcome to the Monkey House Likewise aged, not that there aren t people who would be delighted to see the sex drive killed for everyone else, but those people tend not to be in favor of birth control 1982 January 62014 October 3Where I Live Keenly observed I wonder what an update would be like 50 years on Harrison Bergeron This one has aged a bit, but it s still good.Who Am I This Time I vividly recall the American Playhouse production with Susan Sarandon and Chr This Short Story Collection Welcome To The Monkey House 1968 Incorporates Almost Completely Vonnegut S 1961 Canary In A Cathouse, Which Appeared Within A Few Months Of Slaughterhouse Five And Capitalized Upon That Breakthrough Novel And The Enormous Attention It Suddenly Brought.Drawn From Both Specialized Science Fiction Magazines And The Big Circulation General Magazines Which Vonnegut Had Been One Of The Few Science Writers To Sell, The Collection Includes Some Of His Most Accomplished Work From 1950 To 1968 The Title Story May Be His Most Famous A Diabolical Government Asserts Control Through Compulsory Technology Removing Orgasm From Sex But Vonnegut S Bitterness And Wit, Not In His Earlier Work As Poisonous Or Unshielded As It Later Became, Is Well Demonstrated.Two Early Stories From Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine And One From Fantasy Science Fiction The Famous Harrison Bergeron Show Vonnegut S Careful Command Of A Genre About Which He Was Always Ambivalent, Stories Like More Stately Mansions Or The Foster Portfolio The Confines And Formula Of A Popular Fiction Of Which He Was Always Suspicious Vonnegut S Affection For Humanity And Bewilderment As Its Corruption Are Manifest In These Early Works.Several Of These Stories Those Which Appeared In Collier S Were Commissioned By Vonnegut S Cornell Classmate And Great Supporter Knox Burger, Also Born In 1922.Contents Xii Preface Welcome To The Monkey House 1968 Essay By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 1 Where I Live Non Genre 1964 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr Variant Of You Ve Never Been To Barnstable As By Kurt Vonnegut 7 Harrison Bergeron 1961 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 15 Who Am I This Time Non Genre 1961 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr Variant Of My Name Is Everyone As By Kurt Vonnegut 30 Welcome To The Monkey House 1968 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 51 Long Walk To Forever Non Genre 1960 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 59 The Foster Portfolio Non Genre 1951 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 75 Miss Temptation Non Genre 1956 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 90 All The King S Horses Non Genre 1951 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 111 Tom Edison S Shaggy Dog Non Genre 1953 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 118 New Dictionary Non Genre 1966 Essay By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 124 Next Door Non Genre 1955 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 134 More Stately Mansions Non Genre 1951 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 147 The Hyannis Port Story Non Genre 1968 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 161 D P Non Genre 1953 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 173 Report On The Barnhouse Effect 1950 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr Variant Of The Report On The Barnhouse Effect As By Kurt Vonnegut 189 The Euphio Question 1951 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 206 Go Back To Your Precious Wife And Son Non Genre 1962 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 222 Deer In The Works Non Genre 1955 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 238 The Lie Non Genre 1962 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 254 Unready To Wear 1953 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 270 The Kid Nobody Could Handle Non Genre George M Helmholtz 1955 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 284 The Manned Missiles 1958 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 297 EPICAC 1950 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 306 Adam Non Genre 1954 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr As By Kurt Vonnegut 315 Tomorrow And Tomorrow And Tomorrow 1954 Short Story By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr Variant Of The Big Trip Up Yonder As By Kurt Vonnegut Welcome to the Monkey House is the best collection of stories I ve read.Rating it accurately is as difficult as ever Should it be based off of the best stories Or all of them I don t know.What I do know is Harrison Bergeron, Welcome to the Monkey House, Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, EPICAC, Where I Live, and The Euphio Question are some of the best shorts ever written.Much like Vonnegut Previously read June 2003 among many other times Like many offbeat outcast teens, I went through a Vonnegut phase and am glad to say I never completely recovered I would heartily recommend Welcome to the Monkey House for anyone new to Vonnegut s body of work, as it covers basically the first two decades of his career and IMHO, the best years It contains an honest to goodness love story Long Walk to Forever that always makes me sniffle a little Then there s the familiarly sardonic Rep Previously read June 2003 among many other times Like many offbeat outcast teens, I went through a Vonnegut phase and am glad to say I never completely recovered I would heartily recommend Welcome to the Monkey House for anyone new to Vonnegut s body of work, as it covers basically the first two decades of his career and IMHO, the best years It contains an honest to goodness love stor Vonnegut does a wonderful job with a short story and while most stories were okay to yeah, I liked it I guess , it s definitely worth it for the few 4 to 5 star ratings Where I Live Venture Traveler s World, October 1964 2 5 Kinda boring and no real plot Just meandering Harrison Bergeron The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1961 5 5 Loved this one science fiction Handicapping people so everything is fair and no one can take unfair advantage becaus I spent over three months with this book, never readingthan one story per day I have read selections of Vonnegut, including parts of Player Piano and Harrison Bergeron, but this was my first cover to cover read I love the guy Something about his writing is so believable to me I rarely have difficulty stepping into his POV Welcome to the Monkey House is a bit of a hodgepodge collection, jum This man was a genius And a loving Husband father One heck of a decent human being A few stories were soooooooooooooooooo good, that I was wishing I could go back and change a few things about my College days I would have loved to be talking about this book in a College Class I m ready now I m really happy I won this book I could have missed it THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to whom ever picked my name as a first read I enjoyed reading other reviews early this This man was a genius And a loving Husband father One heck of a decent human being A few stories were soooooooooooooooooo good, that I was wishing I could go back and change a few things about my College days I would have loved to be talking about this book in a College Class I m ready now I m really happy I won this book I could have missed it THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU to whom ever picked my name as a first read I enjoyed reading other reviews early this morning 3am wonderful Here is a little something I ll add which I have not read in other reviews The copy of the book in my hands is The Special Edition Building The Monkey House by Gregory D Sumner It was a treat added to this b The world is overpopulated, and they have Ethical Suicide Parlors, where public minded citizens are encouraged to go in and get a lethal injection from the attractive hostesses There s a big thermometer outside, showing how many people there currently are in the world.So the guy comes in, and he s chatting with the hostess He wants to know how much the mercury will go down if he deci This is a master class in the art of short story writing Every short story is finely crafted Many have humor, many have heartbreak, many have subtle romance Almost all have commentary on society, especially American society, that is as relevant today as it was in the 1950s