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Philip K. Dick was an American author known for his science fiction works, often with dystopian and drug related themes. Some of his works have gone on to be adapted to films and series garnering much acclaim, such as the Ridley Scott film Blade Runner, which was an adaptation of Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, released three months posthumously to Dick. Philip K. Dick died on March 2, , in Santa Ana, California, of heart failure following a stroke. In addition to 44 published novels, Dick wrote approximately short stories, most of which appeared in science fiction magazines during his lifetime.
The Philip K. Dick Award nominees have been announced: Failed State, Christopher Brown (Harper Voyager US) The Book of Koli, M.R. Carey (Orbit US) Dance on Saturday, Elwin Cotman (Small Beer) . Philip K. Dick has been the resource of stories for some very exciting films (Minority Report, Total Recall, Blade Runner), but in NEXT, his short story 'The Golden Man' as adapted by Gary Goldman and directed by Lee Tamahori, the concept of precognition as a human feature in altering the future falls into a video game format that becomes more action film and less .
The Philip K. Dick Society was an organization dedicated to promoting the literary works of Dick and was led by Dick's longtime friend and music journalist Paul Williams. Williams also served as Dick's literary executor  for several years after Dick's death and wrote one of the first biographies of Dick, entitled Only Apparently Real: The.