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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; You Remind Me of Me, which was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications; Await Your Reply, which was a New York Times Notable Book and appeared on more than a dozen best-of-the-year lists; Stay Awake; and Ill Will. Chaon has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Fiction, and he was the recipient of the 2006 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy... Read More

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Among the Missing
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | January 2002
$16.00/22.00(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
$17.00/23.00(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
$17.00/23.00(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

Ill Will
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | January 2018
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-47605-0 (0-345-47605-0)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Two sensational unsolved crimes—one in the past, another in the present—are linked by one man’s memory and self-deception in this chilling novel of literary suspense from National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon.

Includes an exclusive conversation between Dan Chaon and Lynda Barry


Stay Awake
Written by Dan Chaon
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | October 2012
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-53038-7 (0-345-53038-1)

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
$17.00/23.00(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

The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
Edited by Kelly Link and Gavin Grant, Introduction by Dan Chaon
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | August 2007
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-49913-4 (0-345-49913-1)

Unexpected tales of the fantastic, & other odd musings by Nalo Hopkinson, Karen Joy Fowler, Karen Russell, Jeffrey Ford, and many others

Contains stories by the amazing Jeffrey Ford, the fabulous Karen Joy Fowler, the unlikely Kelly Link, the thrilling Nalo Hopkinson, the shockingly good Karen Russell, the unnerving James Sallis... Read more

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Afterword by Dan Chaon, Contribution by Vladimir Nabakov, Introduction by Kelly Hurley
Signet | Paperback | December 2012
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53225-1 (0-451-53225-2)

Robert Louis Stevenson explores the very nature of man in this classic horror novel.

“Why did you wake me? I was dreaming a fine bogey tale.”

Robert Louis Stevenson’s masterpiece of the duality of good and evil in man’s nature sprang from the darkest recesses of his own unconscious—during a nightmare from which... Read more