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Dan Chaon

Dan Chaon is the acclaimed author of Among the Missing, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and You Remind Me of Me, which was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. Chaon’s fiction has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, Pushcart Prize, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Fiction, and he was the recipient of the 2006 Academy Award in... Read More

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Among the Missing
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-44161-4 (0-345-44161-3)

In this haunting, bracing new collection, Dan Chaon shares stories of men, women, and children who live far outside the American Dream, while wondering which decision, which path, or which accident brought them to this place. Chaon mines the psychological landscape of his characters to dazzling effect. Each story radiates with... Read more






Await Your Reply
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | June 2010
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-47603-6 (0-345-47603-4)

The lives of three strangers interconnect in unforeseen ways–and with unexpected consequences–in acclaimed author Dan Chaon’s gripping, brilliantly written new novel.

Longing to get on with his life, Miles Cheshire nevertheless can’t stop searching for his troubled twin brother, Hayden, who has been missing for ten years. Hayden has covered his tracks... Read more






Fitting Ends
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$14.00/17.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-44909-2 (0-345-44909-6)

Fitting Ends is the first collection of fiction by the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist Among the Missing and now appears in this newly revised edition with two never before collected stories.
 
Written before Among the Missing and originally published by Northwestern University Press, Fitting Ends features thirteen stories... Read more






Stay Awake
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | October 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53038-7 (0-345-53038-1)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • San Francisco Chronicle
 
Before the critically acclaimed novels Await Your Reply and You Remind Me of Me, Dan Chaon made a name for himself as a renowned writer of dazzling short stories. Now, in Stay Awake,... Read more






You Remind Me of Me
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | April 2005
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-44140-9 (0-345-44140-0)

With his critically acclaimed Among the Missing and Fitting Ends, award-winning author Dan Chaon proved himself a master of the short story form. He is a writer, observes the Chicago Tribune, who can “convincingly squeeze whole lives into a mere twenty pages or so.” Now Chaon marshals his notable talents in... Read more





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