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Now Wait For Last Year, by Philip K. Dick

Fascism should more appropriately called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power. – Mussolini Now Wait For Last Year was first published in 1966, and the original manuscript was written about 1962, putting it in the … Continue reading

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Galactic Pot-Healer, by Philip K. Dick

With the production of an anthology television series based his short stories, as well as an ongoing series based on his The Man in the High Castle,¬†we might expect to see a continuing growth in the number of people wanting … Continue reading

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September reads – a list

This is a list of the month’s reading experiences, with a sentence or two about each.

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A Scanner Darkly, by Philip K. Dick

A Scanner Darkly, a 1977 novel by Philip K. Dick is reviewed. I focus on the theme of self-awareness and intellect. Continue reading

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The Zap Gun, by Philip K. Dick

The Zap Gun is a 1967 novel by Philip K. Dick that was first serialized as Project Plowshare, a more directly descriptive title. It has a fairly bad reputation as a mess of a novel, but a recent sffaudio episode¬†made … Continue reading

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August reads – a list

This just a thought or two about each of the books I managed to finish this month. I certainly loaded up on the quick reads to close out the summer.

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The Penultimate Truth, by Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) has become the most important author in the history of the science fiction genre; aside from his wide influence within literature, his ideas permeate all sorts of SF games, TV shows and movies. PKD is also … Continue reading

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