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And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life
by Shields, Charles J (Author)
The first authoritative and authorized biography of a writer who changed the conversation of American literature, And So It Goes is the culmination of five years of research and writing. The 21st century has seen interest in and scholarship about Vonnegut's works grow even stronger, and this is the first book to examine in full the life of one of the most influential iconoclasts of his time.
Format: Hardcover, 513 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, November 2011
Product Dimensions: 9.39 L × 6.48 W × 1.66 H
Publisher Marketing: And So It Goes is the culmination of five years of research and writing--the first-ever biography of the life of Kurt Vonnegut. Vonnegut resonates with readers of all generations from the baby boomers who grew up with him to high-school and college students who are discovering his work for the first time. Vonnegut's concise collection of personal essays, Man Without a Country, published in 2006, spent fifteen weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has sold more than 300,000 copies to date. The twenty-first century has seen interest in and scholarship about Vonnegut's works grow even stronger, and this is the first book to examine in full the life of one of the most influential iconoclasts of his time.
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