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Dan Chiasson is the author of three previous collections of poetry, most recently Where’s the Moon, There's the Moon, and a book of criticism, One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America. His essays on poetry appear widely. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Whiting Writers Award, Chiasson teaches at Wellesley College.

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Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy for his... Read more >
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Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

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Natural History

Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Trade Paperback, 84 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.00

Dan Chiasson, hailed as “one of the most gifted poets of his generation” upon the appearance of his first book, takes inspiration for his stunning new collection from the Historia Naturalis of Pliny the Elder.

“What happens next, you won’t believe,” Chiasson writes in “From the Life of Gorky,” and it... Read more >
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Natural History

Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Where's the Moon, There's the Moon
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: eBook, 88 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Where's the Moon, There's the Moon
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $16.00

With “the easy charm of a natural New England oracle” (The Huffington Post), Dan Chiasson brings us poems of young fatherhood, love, and loss that, in his able hands, become existential examinations.

“These poems refract the sober realities of middle age, in particular the joys and anxieties of fatherhood and grief at... Read more >
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Where's the Moon, There's the Moon
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Hardcover, 88 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $25.00

These are powerfully original poems about the sweetness and pain of adulthood and fatherhood by the critically acclaimed poet Dan Chiasson.

A child’s improvised game of “Where’s the moon, There’s the moon” is the shaping metaphor for this collection, but adult matters of seeking and finding, loss and recovery, anticipation and desire’s... Read more >
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