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About Philip K. Dick
Philip K. Dick was an American writer known for his novels such as Ubik, The Man in the High Castle, Flow My Tears, VALIS, the Policeman said and Second Variety. Throughout his career, he published approximately 44 novels and over a hundred short stories.
He was married five times and had three children.
He won a Hugo Award and a John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 1963 and 1975 respectively. He also won the British Science Fiction Association Award in 1978 for his novel A Scanner Darkly. His novel Ubik was included in Time magazine's 2005 list of the hundred greatest English language novels published since 1923.
Philip K. Dick Rank
Famous quotes by Philip K. Dick
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.Philip K. Dick
Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can't talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful.Philip K. Dick
Philip K. Dick's Popularity
Philip K. Dick was a famous American author, who was born on December 16, 1928. As a person born on this date, Philip K. Dick is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (December 16) and the 16th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on December 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Philip K. Dick is the 382nd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Philip K. Dick's birthday, Philip K. Dick is the 3623rd most famous American and ranks 91st in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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