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Are there well-done bibliographies for 40s/50s/60s sci-fi pulps?

Are there any relatively comprehensive bibliographic encyclopedias of science fiction pulp short story publications that I haven't found? [more inside]
posted by vathek on Jul 11, 2013 - 3 answers

Looking for some awesome fiction

My book queue is empty, and my brain craves fiction! Could you please recommend some books? Favorites include : DeLillo, Murakami, Pynchon, Bolaño, Lethem, Barthleme, Franzen, Chabon, DFW, Bulgakov, Rushdie, David Mitchell, Gabriel García Márquez, Mark Z. Danielewski, Philip K. Dick, Stephen King, George Saunders, Joe Hill, and Raymond Chandler [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Dec 12, 2012 - 70 answers

What the hell is "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" trying to say?

Alright guys. I just finished Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. [more inside]
posted by Tevin on Jun 11, 2012 - 25 answers

Philip K. Dick adaptations: what gives?

Why do Philip K. Dick stories seem to get turned into movies at a high rate? [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 27, 2012 - 17 answers

Help me identify a dream world Sci-fi story

Please help me identify a Science Fiction short story about a dream world taking over from the waking world. It was very Philip.K.Dick ish. [more inside]
posted by expatbore on Feb 10, 2012 - 9 answers

Violent action ensues.

In Star Control II, the Mycon divide everything in the universe up into "Juffo-Wup," "Non," and "Void." More information is available about it here. My question is this: this concept of everything being divided into an autistic self-world, the hostile outside, and nothing at all— also explored in Philip K. Dick's "Null-O"— seems like a motif. Does it have a name? Where else is it explored?
posted by Electrius on Mar 30, 2009 - 6 answers

Is this a Philip K Dick story or someone else's?

Is this a Philip K Dick story or someone else's? [more inside]
posted by missed on Nov 27, 2007 - 3 answers

bookfilter: protagonist is government remover of "deleted" artists

bookfilter: main character is a government collector of "deactivated" artists / works of art [more inside]
posted by cps on Apr 8, 2007 - 6 answers

What are Philip K. Dick's best works?

To all Philip K. Dick fans: Dick seems to have published a formidable amount of work, and rather than trying to read all of his novels/short stories, I'm wondering if any MeFites are familiar with his books and could recommend his best 5 or so. [more inside]
posted by Malachi Constant on Apr 28, 2005 - 38 answers

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