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David Merrill | 36 comments Library of America P. K. Dick Collection
1 Four Novels of the 1960s (2007) [O]
2 Five Novels of the 1960s & 70s (2008) [O]
3 VALIS and Later Novels (2009) [O/4N]

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick
1 Beyond Lies the Wub (1987) [C] also appeared as:
Variant Title: The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford (1990)
Variant Title: Paycheck and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick (2003)
Variant Title: The King of the Elves (2011)
2 Second Variety (1987) [C] also appeared as:
Variant Title: We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (1990)
Variant Title: Adjustment Team and Other Classic Stories (2010)
Variant Title: Adjustment Team (2011)
Variant Title: We Can Remember It for You Wholesale and Other Classic Stories (2012)
3 The Father-Thing (1987) [C] also appeared as:
Variant Title: Second Variety (1991)
Variant Title: Upon the Dull Earth (2012)
4 The Days of Perky Pat (1987) [C] also appeared as:
Variant Title: The Minority Report (1991)
Variant Title: Minority Report (2000)
5 The Little Black Box (1987) [C] also appeared as:
Variant Title: We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (1991)
Variant Title: The Eye of the Sibyl (1992)
The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vols I-V (1987) [C]

The Early Work of Philip K. Dick
1 The Variable Man & Other Stories (2009) [C]
2 Breakfast at Twilight & Other Stories (2009) [C]

VALIS
1 VALIS (1981)
2 The Divine Invasion (1981)
3 The Transmigration of Timothy Archer (1982)
The VALIS Trilogy (1989) [O]

Novels

Solar Lottery (1955) also appeared as:
Variant Title: World of Chance (1956)
The World Jones Made (1956)
The Man Who Japed (1956)
The Cosmic Puppets (1957) also appeared as:
Magazine Appearances:
A Glass of Darkness (Complete Novel) (1956)
Eye in the Sky (1957)
Time Out of Joint (1959) also appeared as:
Magazine Appearances:
Time Out of Joint (Part 1 of 3) (1959)
Time Out of Joint (Part 2 of 3) (1960)
Time Out of Joint (Part 3 of 3) (1960)
Dr. Futurity (1960)
Vulcan's Hammer (1960)
The Man in the High Castle (1962)
The Game-Players of Titan (1963)
Martian Time-Slip (1964) also appeared as:
Magazine Appearances:
All We Marsmen (Part 1 of 3) (1963)
All We Marsmen (Part 2 of 3) (1963)
All We Marsmen (Part 3 of 3) (1963)
Clans of the Alphane Moon (1964)
The Simulacra (1964)
The Unteleported Man (1964) also appeared as:
Variant Title: Lies, Inc. (1983)
The Penultimate Truth (1964)
Dr. Bloodmoney or How We Got Along After the Bomb (1965) also appeared as:
Variant Title: Dr. Bloodmoney [forthcoming: Oct 23 2012]
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1965)
Now Wait for Last Year (1966)
The Crack in Space (1966) also appeared as:
Variant Title: Cantata-140 (2003)
The Ganymede Takeover (1967) with Ray Nelson
The Zap Gun (1967) also appeared as:
Magazine Appearances:
Project Plowshare (Part 1 of 2) (1965)
Project Plowshare (Part 2 of 2) (1966)
Counter-Clock World (1967)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) also appeared as:
Variant Title: Blade Runner (1982)
Ubik (1969)
Galactic Pot-Healer (1969)
Our Friends from Frolix 8 (1970)
A Maze of Death (1970)
We Can Build You (1972) also appeared as:
Magazine Appearances:
A. Lincoln, Simulacrum (Part 1 of 2) (1969)
A. Lincoln, Simulacrum (Part 2 of 2) (1970)
Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said (1974)
Deus Irae (1976) with Roger Zelazny
A Scanner Darkly (1977)
Ubik: The Screenplay (1985)
Radio Free Albemuth (1985)
Nick and the Glimmung (1988)

Collections

A Handful of Darkness (1955)
The Variable Man and Other Stories (1957)
The Preserving Machine (1969)
Een Swibbel voor Dag en Nacht (1969)
The Book of Philip K. Dick (1973) also appeared as:
Variant Title: The Turning Wheel and Other Stories (1973)
De Onmogelijke Planeet (1976)
Philip K. Dick Omnibus (1977)
The Best of Philip K. Dick (1977)
Le Livre d'Or de la Science-Fiction: Philip K. Dick (1979)
The Golden Man (1980)
Eine Handvoll Dunkelheit (1981)
L'homme doré (1982)
Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities: The Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick (1984)
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon (1985)
Le Grand O (1988)
Un Auteur Eminent (1989)
The Philip K. Dick Reader (1997)
Minority Report (2002)
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick (2002)
Paycheck (2004)
Vintage PKD (2006)
Human Is? (2007)
The Defenders and Others (2010)
Total Recall (2012)

Omnibus

Solar Lottery / The Big Jump (1955) [O/2N] with Leigh Brackett
The World Jones Made / Agent of the Unknown (1956) [O/2N] with Margaret St. Clair
The Man Who Japed / The Space-Born (1956) [O/2N] with E. C. Tubb
The Cosmic Puppets / Sargasso of Space (1957) [O] with Andre Norton [only as by Andrew North and Philip K. Dick ]
Dr. Futurity / Slavers of Space (1960) [O/2N] with John Brunner
Vulcan's Hammer / The Skynappers (1960) [O/2N] with John Brunner
The Unteleported Man / The Mind Monsters (1966) [O/2N] with Jack Owen Jardine and Julie Ann Jardine [only as by Howard L. Cory and Philip K. Dick ]
En Attendant l'Année Dernière / A Rebrousse-Temps (1968) [O]
Docteur Bloodmoney / Le Maître du Haut Château (1970) [O]
A Philip K. Dick Omnibus (1970) [O]
Dr. Futurity / The Unteleported Man (1972) [O/2N]
Millemondinverno 1975: Tre romanzi completi di Philip K. Dick (1975) [O]
Three Early Novels (2000) [O]
Counterfeit Unrealities (2002) [O]
Ubik (2003) [O]
Five Great Novels (2004) [O]

Nonfiction

The Dark-Haired Girl (1988)
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1974 (1991)
In Pursuit of VALIS (1991)
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1975-1976 (1992)
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick, 1977-1979 (1993)
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick: 1972-1973 (1994)
The Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick: Selected Literary and Philosophical Writings (1995)
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1938-1971 (1997)
The Selected Letters of Philip K. Dick 1980-82 (1998)
The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick (2011)

Nongenre

Confessions of a Crap Artist (1975)
The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike (1984)
In Milton Lumky Territory (1985)
Puttering About in a Small Land (1985)
Humpty Dumpty in Oakland (1986)
Mary and the Giant (1987)
The Broken Bubble (1988)
Gather Yourselves Together (1994)
Voices from the Street (2007)


message 2: by David (new)

David Merrill | 36 comments Unfortunately, this list doesn't include biographies or interviews with him. I've read all of his science fiction novels, all but 3 of his non-genre novels, In Pursuit Of Valis, one of the collected stories books, one of the selected letters books and parts of the other 5.

I've read 3 biographies and the two interview books by Greg Rickman. The three Greg Rickman books are highly recommended. I really wish he'd finished volume 2 of his biography. I wrote to him a few years ago and he said there wasn't enough call for it at the time and he'd pretty much moved on.

I own quite a few of the Ace PBO's.

You can't go wrong with PKD. Even the books that failed are interesting to see how they failed.


message 3: by Nate D (new)

Nate D (rockhyrax) | 120 comments Are any of the non-genre entries as good as Confessions of a Crap Artist? I believe that was his only non-sci-fi to be published in his lifetime (and the only I've read).

I'll probably be chipping away at these pretty much forever.


message 4: by David (last edited Sep 19, 2012 03:40PM) (new)

David Merrill | 36 comments I've enjoyed all the ones I've read so far. They're slice of life, 50's, middle class California. They're pretty much like his SF set on earth, but a little more mundane. His characters are always interesting, though. Nothing here as bad as Dr. Futurity. I'd place most of them even with his Mid-range SF novels. This is what Dick wanted to be writing. It took a long time for him to accept people only wanting his Science Fiction.


message 5: by David (new)

David Merrill | 36 comments I just read, Gather Yourselves Together. This means I only have two of his novels left to read. It's a stripped down novel for PKD, with only three main characters isolated in the confiscated holdings of a US company in China 1950. They are the last to leave. Because of its historical subject matter, for me, it aligns most with Man In The High Castle. It is probably my favorites of his non-SF novels. We really get into the heads of these characters.


message 6: by Cecily (new)

Cecily | 31 comments The only one I've read is Ubik, which is wonderful. Which should I try next?


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