2018 PK Dick Reviews

Once again, I’ve read through all of the nominated works for this year’s Philip K. Dick Awards. Made it with two weeks to spare this time. Here are my thoughts on each of the nominated books, in order from my least favorite to my personal favorite and pick for the award. A strong slate this year, there wasn’t a single one that I didn’t enjoy at least a little bit.

2012 Philip K. Dick Award Thoughts

One of the highlights of Norwescon is the award dinner for the annual Philip K. Dick Award for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States. For the second year running, I’ve purchased and read each of the nominated books. What follows are the brief reviews I posted to Goodreads as I finished each book.

That 100 Book List (That’s Not Actually From the BBC)

The list has nothing to do with the BBC — the closest the BBC gets is The Big Read, a 2003 list of Britain’s 100 most popular books as determined by BBC viewer nominations — and actually appears to be taken from a 2007 article in _The Guardian_, reporting on the results of a poll of 2,000 people by the World Book Day website.