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"A predilection for genre fiction is symptomatic of a kind of arrested development." -- Thomas M. Disch
Thomas Michael Disch (February 2, 1940–July 4, 2008) was an American science fiction author and poet. He won the Hugo Award for Best Related Book – previously called "Best Non-Fiction Book" – in 1999, and he had two other Hugo nominations and nine Nebula Award nominations to his credit, plus one win of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, a Rhysling Award, and two Seiun Awards, among others.

In the 1960s, his work began appearing in science-fiction magazines. His critically acclaimed science fiction novels, The Genocides, Camp Concentration, 334 and On Wings of Song are major contributions to the New Wave science fiction movement. In 1996, his book The Castle of Intolerance: On Poetry, Poets, and Poetasters was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and in 1999, Disch won the Nonfiction Hugo for The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of, a meditation on the impact of science fiction on our culture, as well as the Michael Braude Award for Light Verse. Among his other nonfiction work, he wrote theatre and opera criticism for The New York Times, The Nation, and other periodicals. He also published several volumes of poetry as Tom Disch.

Following an extended period of depression following the death in 2005 of his life-partner, Charles Naylor, Disch stopped writing almost entirely, except for poetry – although he did produce two novellas. Disch committed suicide by gunshot on July 4 2008 in his apartment in Manhattan, New York City. His last novel, The Word of God, which was written shortly before Naylor died, had just been published a few days before Disch's death.

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Total Books: 122
The Sub A Study in Witchcraft
2010 - The Sub a Study in Witchcraft [Supernatural Minnesota, Bk 4] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816672202
ISBN-10: 0816672202
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror

The MD A Horror Story
2010 - The Md a Horror Story (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780816672097
ISBN-10: 0816672091
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

The Priest A Gothic Romance
2010 - The Priest a Gothic Romance (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816672134
ISBN-10: 081667213X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Businessman A Tale of Terror
2010 - The Businessman a Tale of Terror [Supernatural Minnesota] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780816672080
ISBN-10: 0816672083

The Prisoner A Novel
2009 - The Prisoner a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780143117223
ISBN-10: 014311722X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

The Proteus Sails Again
2008 - The Proteus Sails Again (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781596062054
ISBN-10: 1596062053
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Wall of America
2008 - The Wall of America (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781892391827
ISBN-10: 1892391821
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

The Word of God Or Holy Writ Rewritten
2008 - The Word of God or Holy Writ Rewritten (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781892391773
ISBN-10: 1892391775
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

The Voyage of the Proteus An Eyewitness Account of the End of the World
El cura/ The Priest
2007 - El Cura/ the Priest [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496756052
ISBN-10: 849675605X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2006 - 334 [S.F.Masterworks S.] (Paperback)
2006 - Camp Concentration [S.F.Masterworks S.] (Paperback)
2005 - On Sf (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780472098965
ISBN-10: 0472098969
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Prisoner
2003 - The Prisoner [Prisoner, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780743475334
ISBN-10: 074347533X
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.

On Wings Of Song
2003 - On Wings of Song (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780786711222
ISBN-10: 0786711221
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Castle of Perseverance  Job Opportunities in Contemporary Poetry
2002 - The Castle of Perseverance Job Opportunities in Contemporary Poetry [Poets on Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780472067503
ISBN-10: 0472067508
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference

The Prisoner Omnibus 1 The Prisoner / 2 Who Is Number 2 / 3 A Day in the Life
Sur les ailes du chant
2001 - Sur Les Ailes Du Chant (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070417988
ISBN-10: 2070417980

The Genocides
2000 - The Genocides (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780375705465
ISBN-10: 0375705465
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

The Dreams our Stuff is Made Of How Science Fiction Conquered the World
2000 - The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made of How Science Fiction Conquered the World (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780684859781
ISBN-10: 0684859785
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The Sub  A Study in Witchcraft
1999 - The Sub a Study in Witchcraft (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780679442929
ISBN-10: 0679442928
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Castle of Indolence On Poetry Poets and Poetasters
1996 - The Castle of Indolence on Poetry Poets and Poetasters (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312145590
ISBN-10: 0312145594
Genre: Literature & Fiction

1994 - Priest (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857970548
ISBN-10: 1857970543

1993 - The Businessman [Supernatural Minnesota, Bk 1] (Paperback)
1993 - The Md (Hardcover)Hardcover
1991 - The M D (Hardcover)
1971 - One Hundred and Two Hbombs [Berkley S2044] (Paperback)
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