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Thomas M. Disch(1940-2008)


Website (no official website): Schroedinger's Cake  

Thomas Disch was an American science fiction author and poet. He has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards several times. Disch was born in Des Moines, Iowa. In the 1960s, his work began appearing in science-fiction magazines. His first novel, The Genocides, appeared in 1965. He soon became known as part of the New Wave, writing for New Worlds and other avant-garde publications. In the 1980s, he moved from science fiction to horror, with a series of books set in Minneapolis: The Businessman, The M.D., The Priest, and The Sub. His latest novel, The Word of God will be published by Tachyon Publications in the Summer of 2008.  He died in July 2008. 


Short story collections

Under Compulsion (Panther, 1968) 


Reviewed by Dan McNeil