Thomas M. Disch

Thomas M. Disch

Thomas M. Disch was born in Des Moines, Iowa on February 2nd, 1940 and passed away at the age of 68 on July 4th, 2008.

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Thomas M. Disch Stats: The highest rated book by Thomas M. Disch on Book Notification is The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12 (Best Science Fiction of the Year #12).

The most read book by Thomas M. Disch on Book Notification is Camp Concentration, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Thomas M. Disch books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Supernatural Minnesota Books in Publication Order

List of The Brave Little Toaster Books in Publication Order

List of The Prisoner Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1966
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1968
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1971
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1972
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1976
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1977
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1980
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1982
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1982
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1982
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1983
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1984
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1986
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1989
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1995
19
1997
20
2006
21
2008

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Best Science Fiction of the Year Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1972
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1973
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1974
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1975
5
1976
6
1977
7
1978
8
1979
9
1980
10
1981
11
1982
12
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13
1984
14
1984
15
1986
16
1987
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List of Poets on Poetry Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Four Poets on Poetry (By: Don Cameron Allen)
1959
2
Modern Russian Poets on Poetry (By: Carl R. Proffer)
1976
3
1978
4
1978
5
1978
6
1980
7
Open Between Us (By: David Ignatow, Ralph J. Mills)
1980
8
Thinking About Morality ) (By: William K. Frankena)
1980
9
Talking All Morning (By: Robert Bly)
1980
10
Pot Shots at Poetry (By: Robert Francis)
1981
11
The Old Poetries and the New (By: Richard Kostelanetz)
1981
12
A Company of Poets (By: Louis Simpson)
1981
13
1981
14
Occasions of Poetry (By: Thom Gunn)
1982
15
1982
16
1982
17
1982
18
1983
19
1983
20
Collected Prose (By: James Wright, Anne Wright)
1983
21
Writing Like a Woman (By: Alicia Suskin Ostriker)
1983
22
1983
23
1983
24
Platonic Scripts (By: Donald Justice)
1984
25
1984
26
A Local Habitation: Essays on Poetry ) (By: John Frederick Nims)
1985
27
No Evil Star: Selected Essays, Interviews, and Prose (By: Anne Sexton, Steven E. Colburn)
1985
28
You Must Revise Your Life (By: William Stafford)
1986
29
1986
30
1988
31
Reviews and Essays, 1936-55 (By: James Reidel, Weldon Kees)
1988
32
1988
33
Curiosities (By: William Matthews)
1989
34
1990
35
1990
36
Wonderful Words, Silent Truth ( By: Charles Simic)
1990
37
1990
38
Poems Are Hard to Read (By: William Meredith)
1990
39
1991
40
The New Poetries and Some Old (By: Richard Kostelanetz)
1991
41
1992
42
Suicides and Jazzers (By: Hayden Carruth)
1993
43
Words to Create a World (By: Daniel Hoffman)
1993
44
1993
45
Shelf Life (By: Thom Gunn)
1993
46
1993
47
1993
48
1994
49
1994
50
The Unemployed Fortune-Teller ( By: Charles Simic)
1995
51
1995
52
1995
53
Poetry Now - Poets on Poetry (By: Kerrie Pateman)
1995
54
Poetry's Old Air (By: Marianne Boruch)
1995
55
1995
56
1995
57
1996
58
The Art of Poetry (By: Kenneth Koch)
1996
59
The Spiral of Memory (By: Joy Harjo, Laura Coltelli)
1996
60
1996
61
A World That Will Hold All the People (By: Suzanne Gardinier)
1996
62
The Instant of Knowing: Lectures, Criticism, and Occasional Prose (By: Elizabeth Spires, Josephine Jacobsen)
1997
63
1997
64
A Commonplace Book (By: Douglas Crase)
1997
65
1997
66
1997
67
1997
68
The Glass Anvil (By: Andrew Hudgins)
1997
69
Orphan Factory ( By: Charles Simic)
1997
70
Five looks at Elizabeth Bishop (By: Anne Stevenson)
1998
71
Poetry and Consciousness (By: C.K. Williams)
1998
72
An Introduction to Rhyme (By: Peter Dale)
1998
73
Crossing Unmarked Snow: Further Views on the Writer's Vocation (By: William Stafford, Paul Merchant, Vincent Wixon)
1998
74
Made with Words ( By: May Swenson)
1998
75
All the Rage (By: William Logan)
1998
76
1998
77
1998
78
The Poetry of Everyday Life (By: John Hollander)
1998
79
The Poetry of Everyday Life (By: John Hollander)
1998
80
Soul Barnacles: Ten More Years with Ray (By: Tess Gallagher, Greg Simon)
1999
81
The Route as Briefed (By: James Vincent Tate)
1999
82
Bardic Deadlines: Reviewing Poetry, 1984-95 (By: Geoffrey Paul O'Brien)
1999
83
Responsive Reading (By: Edward Hirsch)
1999
84
Blue Notes: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (By: Yusef Komunyakaa, Radiclani Clytus)
2000
85
Poetry at One Remove (By: John Koethe)
2000
86
2000
87
2000
88
2000
89
The Gazer Within (By: Larry Levis, Andrew Miller, James Marshall, David St John, John Venable)
2001
90
The Poetry Blues: Essays and Interviews (By: Stanley Plumly, William Matthews, Sebastian Matthews)
2001
91
2001
92
2001
93
2002
94
2002
95
2002
96
2002
97
2002
98
A Fly in the Soup: Memoirs (By: Charles Simic)
2003
99
The Metaphysician in the Dark (By: Charles Simic)
2003
100
2003
101
The Answers Are Inside the Mountains: Meditations on the Writing Life (By: William Stafford, Paul Merchant, Vincent Wixon)
2003
102
Fables of Representation (By: Paul Hoover)
2004
103
Selected Prose (By: John Ashbery, Eugene Richie)
2004
104
Poetry and What is Real (By: Richard W. Tillinghast)
2004
105
Memory Piano ( By: Charles Simic)
2006
106
2006
107
The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language (By: Laura (Riding) Jackson, John Nolan)
2007
108
2007
109
Ed Dorn Live: Lectures, Interviews, and Outtakes (By: Ed Dorn, Joseph Richey, Peter Michelson)
2007
110
2008
111
2008
112
2009
113
2009
114
Poetics of Dislocation (By: Meena Alexander)
2009
115
2010
116
Coming After: Essays on Poetry (By: Alice Notley)
2010
117
A Martian Muse (By: Reginald Shepherd, Robert Philen)
2010
118
2010
119
Orange Alert (By: Mohammed Kazim Ali)
2010
120
Unauthorized Voices (By: Marilyn Hacker)
2010
121
Two Minds of a Western Poet (By: David Mason)
2011
122
2011
123
Noise That Stays Noise: Essays (By: Cole Swensen)
2011
124
2012
125
2014
126
Yes, There Will Be Singing (By: Marilyn Krysl)
2014
127
2014
128
The Necropastoral (By: Joyelle McSweeney)
2014
129
2015
130
2015
131
2015
132
2016
133
2016
134
Condition Red: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (By: Yusef Komunyakaa, Radiclani Clytus)
2017
135
2017
136
2017
137
2017
138
2018
139
Someone Shot My Book (By: Julie Carr)
2018
140
2018
141
2019
142
2022
143
A Beat Beyond (By: Major Jackson, Amor Kohli)
2022
144
2022
145
To Go Into the Words (By: Norman Finkelstein)
2023
146
Ghosts and the Overplus (By: Christina Pugh)
2024
147
2024
148
How to Draw a Circle (By: Dan Beachy-Quick)
2024
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List of Thomas M. Disch Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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0
2
1970
3
1971
4
1971
5
1972
6
1972
7
1973
8
1973
9
1974
10
1975
11
1975
12
1976
13
1976
14
1976
15
1976
16
1977
17
1977
18
1978
19
1978
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1980
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1980
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1981
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1981
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1982
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1982
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10 1983
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1984
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1984
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1985
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1986
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1988
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1988
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1988
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1989
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1989
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1990
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1992
38
1992
39
1993
40
1994
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2000
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2002
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2003
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Thomas M. Disch: Biography

Thomas M. Disch was born on February 2nd, 1940. Thomas passed away July 4th, 2008 at 68 years old. Thomas M. Disch was born in Des Moines, Iowa.

Thomas M. Disch was the author of the Thomas M. Disch Collections series which consists of 21 novels. The Thomas M. Disch Collections series started in 1966 with the novel One Hundred And Two H Bombs. The most recently released novel in the Thomas M. Disch Collections series was The Wall of America which was released in 2008. There are no upcoming novels for the Thomas M. Disch Collections series.

Thomas M. Disch: Awards & Accolades

Disch's books have won multiple awards, Second Annual Collection won the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1990. The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of won the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1999.

Thomas M. Disch books have also been nominated for multiple awards, On Wings of Song was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1980 as well as the National Book Awards - Best Science Fiction - Hardcover in 1980. The M.D. was nominated for the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel, in 1991. The Heat Death of the Universe and Other Stories was nominated for the Otherwise Award, Retrospective Award, in 1995. Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection was nominated for the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2003.

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Thomas M. Disch: F.A.Q

When was Thomas M. Disch Born?

Thomas M. Disch was born on February 2nd, 1940.

When did Thomas M. Disch die?

Thomas M. Disch died on July 4th, 2008 at 68 years old.

Where was Thomas M. Disch Born?

Thomas M. Disch was born in Des Moines, Iowa.

What book awards has Thomas M. Disch won?

Second Annual Collection: World Fantasy Award Anthology (1990).
The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of: Hugo Award Best Related Work (1999).

What was the first book Thomas M. Disch wrote?

The first book written by Thomas M. Disch was Shores Beneath, published in 0.

What was the most recent book Thomas M. Disch wrote?

His most recently released work was The Demi-Urge (a short story) on May 1st, 2011.

How many books has Thomas M. Disch written?

Thomas M. Disch has written 45 books across 10 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 4 books in the Supernatural Minnesota Series
  • 2 books in The Brave Little Toaster Series
  • 1 book in The Prisoner Series
  • 9 Standalone Novels
  • 4 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 21 Collections
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Poets on Poetry Series

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