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The Three Stigmata of Phillip K. Dick

Philip K Dick’s very first published short story, “Beyond Lies the Wub,” introduced the world of science fiction to the Wub, a creature that takes possession of other bodies. In Dick’s 1968 story “Not By Its Cover,” contents of books that are bound in Wub-fur are transformed, becoming oddly religious. The release of a volume [... more ...]
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Lethem on P.K.D.

I spoke with Jonathan Lethem, an author with a pretty good shot at having his own edition in the Library of America someday, and the editor of Dick’s Library of America volume. Lethem has been a vocal advocate for Dick’s oeuvre (or ‘irv’ as he calls it). We talked about each of the novels in [... more ...]
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