Literature

Society is Nix

Chris Ware bookmarks "Society Is Nix" by Peter Maresca.

Reasons of the State

Stanley Crouch bookmarks "Reasons of State" by Alejo Carpentier.

Wide Sargasso Sea

Margaret Atwood bookmarks "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys....

"Dark Reflections" by Samuel R. Delany

Junot Diaz bookmarks "Dark Reflections" by Samuel R. Delany.

Kafka was the Rage

Jonathan Lethem bookmarks "Kafka Was the Rage" by Anatole Broyard....

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Air Dates:
  • January 20, 2013
  • October 07, 2017

Is this Philip K. Dick's world and are we just living in it? It sure seems like it these days. This hour, we explore his life and work. 

hall of mirrors

The central question of Philip K. Dick's fiction is "What is reality?" Literary critic Umberto Rossi explains that Dick's work often contains many possible realities.

Anne R. Dick and Philip K. Dick

Anne R. Dick shares her memories ofher marriage to Philip K. Dick.

Philip K. Dick sitting in chair

Jonathan Lethem considers Philip K. Dick one of his literary heroes.  Lethem talks about how Dick was able to combine his brilliant imagination with his original mainstream ambitions to produce the groundbreaking literary science fiction that he's known for.

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