Authors > Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick began his career writing short stories for magazines such as Amazing, Future, Galaxy, If, Imagination, and Science Fiction Stories. It was through the short story format that Dick was able to develop his unique story telling voice and his creative imagination.

His writing career would include dozens novels, and over hundreds of short stories, before his death in 1982. The best of his material is arguably some of the best science fiction ever written. With aspirations to reach the mainstream literary market, Philip K. Dick stories often take place in sci-fi settings but quickly expand to cover mainstream topics of politics, morality and ethics, history, horror, religion, mystery, and his grand theme of what it means to be human.

The Man in the High Castle

This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas. In it Dick offers a haunting vision of history as a nightmare from which it may just be possible to wake.

Year: 1962
Genre: Alternate HistoryScience Fiction



Year TitleGenres & Tags

1962The Man in the High CastleAlternate HistoryScience Fiction , Post WWII
1964Martian Time-SlipScience Fiction , Mars
1964The Three Stigmata of Palmer EldritchScience Fiction , Mars
1968Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?Science Fiction