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Title: Harrison Bergeron Title Record # 41335
Author: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Date: 1961-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
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Language: English
Synopsis: In a near future where, in the name of equality, everyone is issued handicaps to reduce all their abilities to that of the least capable human, the fate of a talented boy is described.
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1961 Harrison Bergeron [as by Kurt Vonnegut]
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1962 Italian Harrison Bergeron
1964 French Pauvre surhomme
1971 Dutch Harrison Bergeron
1971 German Harrison Bergeron [as by Kurt Vonnegut]
1978 Croatian Harrison Bergeron
1999 German Harrison Bergeron

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Nomination 2017 Prometheus Prometheus Hall of Fame Award

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1961 1961-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132 digest mag Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 3, No. 3 1962-02-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/6 132 digest mag Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1962-03-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday   $3.95 258 hc anth R. M. Zimmerman Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1962-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday / SFBC   $1.69 258 hc anth Roger Zimmerman  
Fantasia e Fantascienza #1 1962-12-00 ed. G. Jori Editrice Minerva # 1 250 Lit 128 digest mag Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1962-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday   C$4.95 258 hc anth Roger Zimmerman  
Fiction, #124 1964-03-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164 digest mag Jean-Claude Forest Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   18/- 255 hc anth  
The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: Number 11 1966-05-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Panther #2052 3/6 189 pb anth Checkmark
An ABC of Science Fiction 1966-11-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Four Square Books #1652 3/6 205 pb anth Barry Evans Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Eleventh Series 1966-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Ace Books #M-137 $0.45 254 pb anth Bob Schinella Checkmark
An ABC of Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Four Square Books #1652 A$0.60 205 pb anth  
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   21/- xi+
145
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The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd. 0-08-303370-X 9/6 145 tp anth Checkmark
The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   $4.00 xi+
145
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The Starlit Corridor 1967-00-00 ed. Roger Mansfield Pergamon Press Ltd.   $2.00 145 tp anth  
Welcome to the Monkey House 1968-08-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Delacorte Press   $5.95 xv+
298
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An ABC of Science Fiction 1968-12-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Avon #V2249 $0.75 ix+
223
pb anth Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1969-05-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Jonathan Cape 0-224-61647-1   xiv+
298
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1970-01-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1970-03-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1970-05-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1970-05-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1970-10-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
308
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Best SF Seven: Science Fiction Stories 1970-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-08808-2 £1.40 212 hc anth Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1970-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Delta   $1.95 xv+
298
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An ABC of Science Fiction 1971-02-00 ed. Tom Boardman, Jr. Avon #V2392 $0.75 223 pb anth Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1971-03-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1971-03-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1971-06-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1971-08-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1971-10-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Science Fiction: The Future 1971-00-00 ed. Dick Allen Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-578650-4 $3.75 xiv+
345
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Welkom op de Apenrots 1971-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Meulenhoff (Meulenhoffreeks #21) 90-290-0272-7   155 tp coll Teunn Checkmark
Geh zurück zu deiner lieben Frau und deinem Sohn 1971-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut Hoffmann und Campe 3-455-07953-9 DM 26.00 341 hc coll  
Welcome to the Monkey House 1972-02-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1972-08-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $0.95 xi+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1972-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Panther 0-586-03701-2   285 pb coll Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1973-11-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $1.25 xi+
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Science Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson McDougal, Littell & Co.     247 tp anth  
Look Back on Tomorrow: Worlds of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. John Osborne, David Paskow Addison-Wesley (Alternatives: Idea-Centered Literature) 0-201-05506-6 $ 179 tp anth Judy Oliver Checkmark
Geh zurück zu deiner lieben Frau und deinem Sohn 1974-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #1756) 3-499-11756-8 DM 5.80 219+
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Best SF Seven 1975-02-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-10694-3 £0.95 212 tp anth Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1975-12-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $1.50 xi+
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Science Fiction 1975-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-41723-X   247 hc anth Benjamin Cunningham Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1975-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1976-10-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell #9478 $1.95 308 pb coll Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1976-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Panther 0-586-03701-2 £0.75 285 pb coll Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1976-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Decade the 1960s 1977-01-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Macmillan UK 0-333-19002-5 £3.95 287 hc anth  
Geh zurück zu deiner lieben Frau und deinem Sohn 1977-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #1756) 3-499-11756-8 DM 5.80 219+
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Sirius, #29 1978-11-05 ed. Borivoj JurkovićQuestion mark Vjesnik   15 din. 148 pb mag Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1978-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb anth Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Decade The 1960s 1979-06-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Pan Books 0-330-25767-6 £0.90 287 pb anth Chris Moore Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here 1979-12-00 ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61784-3 $2.75 xi+
656
pb anth Paul Stinson Checkmark
Science Fiction 1979-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson Littell & Co. 0-88343-164-5   254 tp anth  
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1979-00-00 ed. Theodore W. Hipple, Robert G. Wright Allyn & Bacon     vii+
248
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Welcome to the Monkey House 1979-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Triad Panther 0-586-03701-2 £0.95 285 pb coll Checkmark
Welkom op de Apenrots 1979-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Querido (Salamander #480) 90-214-9480-9   160 pb coll Michaël van Heusden Checkmark
Constellations: Stories of the Future 1980-00-00 ed. Malcolm Edwards Gollancz 0-575-02838-6 £4.95 189 hc anth Stuart Hughes (artist) Checkmark
Geh zurück zu deiner lieben Frau und deinem Sohn 1980-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #1756) 3-499-11756-8 DM 5.80 219+
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The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1981-10-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Hutchinson 0-09-145770-X £6.95 370 hc anth Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1983-01-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell 0-440-19478-4 $3.50 308 pb coll Checkmark
Constellations: Stories of the Future 1983-07-00 ed. Malcolm Edwards Penguin Books 0-14-006734-5 £1.50 175 pb anth Tony Roberts Checkmark
Geh zurück zu deiner lieben Frau und deinem Sohn 1983-07-00 Kurt Vonnegut Rowohlt Taschenbuch (rororo #1756) 3-499-11756-8 DM 7.80 219+
[3]
pb coll Dieter Ziegenfeuter Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1983-09-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1963-4 £2.99 349 hc anth Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Penguin Books 0-14-006382-X £2.95 365 pb anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
Constellations: Stories of the Future 1983-00-00 ed. Malcolm Edwards Puffin (Plus) 0-14-031582-9 £1.25 171 pb anth Tony Roberts  
Histoires de demain 1984-07-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein, Demètre Ioakimidis Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   439 pb anth Donald Grant Checkmark
Science Fiction 1984-00-00 ed. Sylvia Z. Brodkin, Elizabeth J. Pearson McDougal, Littell & Co. 0-88343-164-5   254 tp anth William Seabright Checkmark
Histoires de science-fiction 1984-00-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche / Actuel (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction)     120 pb anth Manchu Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 1985-10-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Delta 0-385-29127-2 $9.95 xv+
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The Best Fantasy Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Octopus Books 0-7064-2568-5 $9.98 792+
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hc anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1988-02-00 ed. uncredited Treasure Press 1-85051-208-6 £5.99 349 hc anth  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-01-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC 0-316-34941-0   xix+
1083
hc anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown 0-316-34941-0 $22.95 xix+
1083
hc anth Bob Eggleton  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / QPBC   $12.95 xix+
1083
tp anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Histoires de demain 1989-11-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3771) 2-253-00749-8   457 pb anth Donald Grant Checkmark
Geh zurück zu deiner lieben Frau und deinem Sohn 1989-00-00 Kurt Vonnegut Goldmann (Goldmann-Taschenbuch #9443) 3-442-09443-7 DM 12.80 314 pb coll  
Science fiction 1990-00-00 ed. Herbert Kaußen, Dr. Rudi Renné Langenscheidt-Longman 3-526-50322-2   79 tp anth  
Welcome to the Monkey House 1991-11-00 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Dell 0-440-19478-4 $5.99 308 pb coll Gene Greif  
The Puffin Book of Science Fiction 1993-04-00 ed. Nicholas Fisk Viking UK 0-670-83966-3 £8.99 153+
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hc anth George Smith Checkmark
The Puffin Book of Science Fiction 1994-05-00 ed. Nicholas Fisk Puffin / Penguin Books (UK) 0-14-034797-6 £3.99 153+
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tp anth Peter Gudynas Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction: Volume 3: From Heinlein to Here 1996-07-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-821-0 $14.99 XXVII+
529
tp anth Michael Scott Cohen Checkmark
The Flying Sorcerers 1997-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63388-0 £16.99 267 hc anth Josh Kirby  
Welcome to the Monkey House 1998-10-00 Kurt Vonnegut Delta 0-385-33350-1 $11.95 xvi+
331
tp coll Gene Greif  
The Flying Sorcerers 1998-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Ace Books 0-441-00577-2 $5.99 304 pb anth Walter Velez  
The Flying Sorcerers 1998-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Ace Books 0-441-00577-2 $5.99 x+
320
pb anth Walter Velez Checkmark
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy 1999-02-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-725-0 £5.99 xi+
372
pb anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Flying Sorcerers 1999-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-725-0 £6.99 372 pb anth Josh Kirby  
Scheibenwahn 1999-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #9037) 3-453-15602-1 DM 14.90 430 pb anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2000-07-28 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6 $47.00 xviii+
1166
tp anth Frank R. Paul  
The Flying Sorcerers 2001-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Orbit 1-85723-725-0 £6.99 xi+
372
pb anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction: Volume 3: From Heinlein to Here 2002-03-00 ed. James Gunn Scarecrow Press 0-8108-4245-9 $32.50 xxxi+
565
tp anth Hallie Gladden Checkmark
The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy 2003-00-00 ed. Garyn G. Roberts Prentice-Hall 0-13-021280-6   xviii+
1166
tp anth Frank R. Paul Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House 2007-12-18 Kurt Vonnegut The Dial Press 978-0-307-42344-3 $8.99   ebook coll  
Welcome to the Monkey House 2008-06-26 Kurt Vonnegut Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0065-1 $23.00 331 hc coll Gene Greif  
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction: 60th Anniversary Anthology 2009-09-01 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Tachyon Publications / SFBC 978-1-61523-611-4 $15.95 480 hc anth David Hardy Checkmark
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction: 60th Anniversary Anthology 2009-09-00 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-91-9 $15.95 475 tp anth David Hardy Checkmark
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories 2010-01-02 ed. John Joseph Adams Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-288-8 $15.99   ebook anth Cody Tilson  
Backpack Literature 2010-00-00 ed. Dana Gioia, X. J. Kennedy Longman 978-0-205-72758-2   1210 tp anth Edward Hopper  
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories 2011-01-25 ed. John Joseph Adams Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-221-5 $15.99 [8]+
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Welcome to the Monkey House 2011-08-22 Kurt Vonnegut RosettaBooks 978-0-7953-1909-9 $8.99   ebook coll  
Kurt Vonnegut: Novels & Stories 1950-1962 2012-04-26 Kurt Vonnegut The Library of America (The Library of America #226) 978-1-59853-150-3 $35.00 864 hc omni  
Brave New Worlds: Dystopian Stories: Second Edition 2012-12-04 ed. John Joseph Adams Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-454-7 $16.99 525 tp anth Cody Tilson  
Welcome to the Monkey House: The Special Edition 2014-04-08 Kurt Vonnegut The Dial Press 978-0-8129-9361-5 $9.99   ebook coll Andy Fry  
Welcome to the Monkey House: The Special Edition 2014-04-08 Kurt Vonnegut The Dial Press (Dial Press Trade Paperbacks) 978-0-8129-9360-8 $18.00 xviii+
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Kurt Vonnegut: The Complete Novels 2016-09-20 Kurt Vonnegut The Library of America (The Library of America) 978-1-59853-509-9 $145.00 3317 hc omni  
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor 0-451-62427-0 $4.95 xi+
656
pb anth Paul Stinson  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC     xix+
1083
hc anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Road to Science Fiction #3: From Heinlein to Here date unknown ed. James Gunn Mentor / New American Library 0-451-61910-2 $3.50 xi+
656
pb anth Paul Stinson Checkmark
Welcome to the Monkey House date unknown Kurt Vonnegut Delta 0-385-33350-1 $11.95 xvi+
331
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Welcome to the Monkey House: The Special Edition date unknown Kurt Vonnegut The Dial Press (Dial Press Trade Paperbacks) 978-0-8129-9360-8 $18.00 xviii+
394
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