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Philip K Dick


(Philip Kindred Dick)
USA flag (1928 - 1982)

aka Jack Dowland, Richard Phillips

Philip K. Dick was born in Chicago in 1928 and lived most of his life in California. He briefly attended the University of California, but dropped out before completing any classes. In 1952, he began writing professionally and proceeded to write numerous novels and short-story collections. He won the Hugo Award for the best novel in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year in 1974 for Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said. Philip K. Dick died on March 2, 1982, in Santa Ana, California, of heart failure following a stroke.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
 
Novels
   Solar Lottery (1955)
     aka World of Chance
   The Man Who Japed (1956)
   The World Jones Made (1956)
   The Cosmic Puppets (1957)
   Eye in the Sky (1957)
   Time Out of Joint (1959)
   Dr. Futurity (1960)
   Vulcan's Hammer (1960)
   The Man in the High Castle (1962)
   The Game-Players of Titan (1963)
   Clans of the Alphane Moon (1964)
   Martian Time-Slip (1964)
   The Penultimate Truth (1964)
   The Simulacra (1964)
   The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1964)
   The Unteleported Man (1964)
   Dr Bloodmoney (1965)
   The Crack in Space (1966)
   Now Wait for Last Year (1966)
   Counter-Clock World (1967)
   The Ganymede Takeover (1967) (with Ray Nelson)
   The Zap Gun (1967)
   Galactic Pot-Healer (1969)
   Ubik (1969)
   We Can Build You (1969)
   A Maze of Death (1970)
   Our Friends from Frolix 8 (1970)
   Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (1974)
   Deus Irae (1976) (with Roger Zelazny)
   A Scanner Darkly (1977)
   Lies, Inc. (1984)
   Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike (1984)
   In Milton Lumky Territory (1985)
   Radio Free Albemuth (1985)
   Puttering About in a Small Land (1985)
   Humpty Dumpty in Oakland (1986)
   Mary and the Giant (1987)
   The Broken Bubble (1988)
   Nick and the Glimmung (1988)
   In Pursuit of Valis (1991)
   Gather Yourselves Together (1994)
   Cantata 140 (2003)
   Voices from the Street (2007)
   Illegal Tender (2022) (as by Richard Phillips)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Gun (1952)
   The Skull (1952)
   Beyond Lies the Wub (1952)
   The Defenders (1953)
   The Eyes Have It (1953)
   The Hanging Stranger (1953)
   Mr Spaceship (1953)
   Piper in the Woods (1953)
   Tony and the Beetles (1953)
   Second Variety (1953)
   Adjustment Team (1954)
   Beyond the Door (1954)
   The Crystal Crypt (1954)
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Series contributed to
Bladerunner
   1. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
     aka Blade Runner
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Philip K Dick recommends
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Night Relics (1994)
(Ghosts Trilogy, book 1)
James P Blaylock
"Blaylock is an original author grounded in the quintessential classics, yet ready without notice to astonish: not only with what he reveals to us but how."
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The Night Man (1990)
K W Jeter
"Stunning."
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The Man in the Darksuit (1980)
Dennis R Caro
"A sheer delight. Don't pass this one up!"

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Anthologies containing stories by Philip K Dick
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Sense of Wonder (2023)
A Century of Science Fiction
edited by
Leigh Ronald Grossman
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Nature's Warnings (2020)
Classic Stories of Eco-Science Fiction
(British Library Science Fiction Classics)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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