Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick

Born: December 16, 1928

Died: March 2, 1982

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, novelist

Biography: Philip Kindred Dick was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist whose published work is almost entirely in the science fiction genre. Dick explored sociological, political and metaphysical themes in novels dominated by monopolistic corporations, authoritarian governments, and altered states.

Source/Notes: How To Build A Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later (1978)

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Source/Notes: Letter to Patricia Warrick (May 17, 1978), published in Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick, 1977-1979 (1993)

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