More than 30 years after his untimely death at age 53, Philip K. Dick (1928 1982) remains one of the most celebrated authors of the last century and a looming and illuminating presence in this one. He was the winner of both the prestigious Hugo Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, which honor excellence in science fiction. Inducted in 2007 into the Library of America, which publishes a three-volume collection of his novels, Dick has received unprecedented recognition for his contributions to modern literature, specifically in the area of science fiction. His 45 novels and over 210 short stories have been adapted into numerous films, including the blockbusters Minority Report, Total Recall, and Blade Runner, as well as Impostor, Paycheck, Scanner Darkly, Next, and The Adjustment Bureau."
Police Commissioner John Anderton finds himself at the mercy of his own crime-prevention system when the prescient precogs he's hired to stop crime before it starts peg him as a soon-to-be murderer in Philip K. Dick's masterful short story The Minority Report. This slim volume is top-bound like an office account and perfectly timedthe movie version, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise, is due out this summerbut whether fans will shell out the dough for a single short story that's available in various collections remains to be seen. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside
people s minds.
--Wall Street Journal
A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection. -
The Washington Post
"More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds."
--"Wall Street Journal
"A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection."-
- "The Washington Post"