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Over a writing career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned toward deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the nature of God. Eleven novels and short stories have been adapted to film; notably: Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly. The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards throughout his career, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007 the Library of America published a selection of his novels in three volumes. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.
JONATHAN LETHEM is the author of nine novels, including Motherless Brooklyn, The Fortress of Solitude, and Gun, with Occasional Music. Dissident Gardens is his most recent novel.
Good galaxies, do people write their own exegeses now? Would Dick appreciate his tome as a burden to own? Everything artistically excised from his fiction? Read morePublished 2 months ago by Patricia D. Mcdonald
Is a beutifull book, very well printed & finished. All about it was detailed on extensive reviews already published here, and this is an item that may take many months, even years... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paulo Ferreira
Anyone wanting to understand both PKD the man and writer, the nature of non-mainstream experiences, and what is the, "truth behind the truth," should take the time to read... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Luccia J Rogers
I'm not finished reading. But, it is a very interesting and entertaining book . I would definetly recommend reading it yourself.Published 7 months ago by Sarah Williams
Having had a breakthrough experience like Phil's I devoured this book and nodded all the way. I think if you haven't had the experience you couldn't understand the honesty, depth... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Wingrin
I'm a big fan of PKD, and have read about thirty of his novels, but I found this to be kind of a slog. I knew what I was getting into, but I didn't know it would be so repetitive. Read morePublished 8 months ago by w james
I have read over 23 books by PKD, which turned out to be entertaining and insightful readings. And, I had chosen to read this latest book by the author, which spanned over... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Zadius Sky
Tough stuff, only for the PKD initiate. Took me 3 month to get thru the entire audiobook. But probably have to listen to it again (and again) to grasp it to some level at least. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gunnar Kossatz
WARNING - DailyDeals Books does not deliver books in the condition that they say. I ordered the book that was supposed to be brand new, and it showed up with sharpie marks on the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Phil