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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Dick, Philip K.  We Can Remember It for You Wholesale  1966 APR  nv  N-1966 NEB, short story; basis for the movie Total Recall(1990) & cable TV series Total Recall 2070(1999- ); see also Theodore L. Thomas' "Science Springboard" article in this issue(#2334), about memory being a matter of chemistry, & can be transferred
   Anthony Boucher  1968 AUG  obit  a tribute to the late Anthony Boucher; has novels Dr. Bloodmoney(1965), Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?(1968; vt Blade Runner, 1982; W-1983 BSF, HUG; made into 1982, 1997 movies Blade Runner), A Scanner Darkly(1977; W-1979 BSF; made into 1998 movie)
   Electric Ant, The  1969 OCT  ss  has novels We Can Build You(AMZ 1969-70 NOV-JAN as "A. Lincoln, Simulacrum"; 1972), Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said(1974; W-1975 JWC), The Divine Invasion(1981), The Transmigration of Timothy Archer(1982; N-1982 NEB; 1983 LOC; 1985 BSF)
   Pre-Persons, The  1974 OCT  nv  N-1975 LOC; story written especially for this issue; has stories "Impostor"(ASF 1953 JUN; made into 1999 movie), & "Minority Report"(FUN 1956 JAN; made into 2000 movie); see iv's in Vertex 1974 FEB, Charles Platt: Dream Makers(1980; 1987), & TWZ 1982 JUN
   We Can Remember It For You Wholesale  1979 OCT  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1966 APR; see iv's in The Missouri Review v.7 #2 1984, & in Apel & Briggs: Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection(1987); articles in Amazing Experiences 1990 NOV, The Leading Edge #30 1995, INZ 1995 NOV; see
   Alien Mind, The  1981 OCT  vi  1st pub. in Yuba City High School High Times student paper 1981 FEB 20; has colls. The Book of Philip K. Dick(1973), Robots, Androids and Mechanical Oddities(1984), I Hope I Arrive Soon(1985), Beyond Lies the Wub(1987), The Days of Perky Pat(1987), etc
Dickens, Charles  Rat That Could Speak, The  1951 AUG  ss  (1812-1870) 1st pub. in his magazine All the Year Round, 8 SEP 1860, in The Uncommercial Traveler column; author from London, has novels Oliver Twist(1939), A Christmas Carol(1843), Bleak House(1853), coll. C.D.'s Christmas Ghost Stories(1992, ed Haining)
Dickenson, Patric  Ape at the Typewriter, The  1955 AUG  pm  (1914- ) 1st pub. in Punch; poet, has poetry colls. The Sailing Race and Other Poems(1952), This Cold Universe(1964); edited poetry books Soldiers' Verse(1945), Selected Poems of Henry Newbolt(1981); see his Autobiography of a Poet-Golfer(1965)
Dickinson, Joseph  Three for the Stars  1962 APR  ss 
Dickinson, Peter  Grouse Are Scarce This Year  1955 APR  pm  (1927- ) U.K. writer, asst. editor of Punch, best known for his mysteries; 1st novel Skin Deep(1968; vt The Glass-Sided Ants Nest, US); novel The Old English Peep Show N-1969 EDG; has novel Walking Dead(1977), coll. Merlin Dreams(1988)
Dickson, Gordon R.  Listen  1952 AUG  ss  (1923-2001) born in Edmondton, Canada, moved to U.S. at age 13; 4-years service in WWII; member w. Poul Anderson in Minneapolis Fantasy Society; 1948 BA in English from Univ. of Minnesota; 1st story pub. sf "Trespass!" in FSQ 1950 SPR, w. Poul Anderson
   Miss Prinks  1954 JUN  ss  Dickson lives in Minneapolis; 1942 joined Minneapolis Fantasy Society, became friends w. Poul Anderson & Clifford D. Simak after WWII thru it; fulltime writer since 1950; early fiction coll. in The Man from Earth(1983), Forward!(1985), The Stranger(1987)
   Case History, A  1954 DEC  ss  Dickson was married in 1959 briefly to Virginia Faine, who has short story "Daughter of Eve" in F&SF 1962 JUN, as Djinn Faine; he is also in F&SF with co-author Poul Anderson, & their Hoka series
   James  1955 MAY  ss  has 1st novel, Alien from Arcturus(1956; rev. vt Arcturus Landing, 1979), about cuddly aliens with shining black noses(Clute); sf novel Mankind on the Run(1956; vt On the Run, 1979)
   Our First Death  1955 AUG  ss  has sf novellas, Delusion World("Perfectly Adjusted" in SFS 1955 JUL; exp. 1961), & Time to Teleport("No More Barriers" in SFS 1955 SEP; 1960 chap), both pub. in an omnibus format in 1981
   Of the People  1955 DEC  ss  with Poul Anderson, has Hoka colls. Earthman's Burden(1957), Hoka!(1983; N-1984 LOC), Hoka omnibuses, Hoka! Hoka! Hoka!(1998), Hokas Pokas!(2000), & ya Hoka novel, Star Prince Charlie(1975)
   Zeepsday  1956 NOV  ss 
   Rescue Mission  1957 JAN  ss  6th story in the Bureau of Imaginary Zoology series(the pid & the illobar)
   St. Dragon and the George  1957 SEP  nv  1st/only story in F&SF in Jim Eckert ser.; exp. into novel, The Dragon and the George(1976; W-1977 BFA; N-1977 LOC, WFA), & into Dragon Knight series, The Dragon Knight(1988), The Dragon at War(1992), & The Dragon on the Border(1992), etc.
   Fido  1957 NOV  ss  also in Dragon and the George series, novels The Dragon, the Earl, and the Troll(1994), The Dragon and the Djinn(1996), & The Dragon and the Gnarly King(1997), The Dragon in Lyonesse(1998)
   With Butter and Mustard  1957 DEC  ss  has Underseas series of juvenile novels, Secret Under the Sea(1960), Secret Under Antartica(1963), & Secret Under the Caribbean(1964), all coll. in omnibus Secrets of the Deep(1985)
   Christmas Present, The  1958 JAN  ss  has Dilbia series of novels, Spacial Delivery(1961), & Spacepaw(1969), coll. in omnibus The Right to Bear Arms(2000), which also has the Dilbia novelette "The Law-Twister Shorty" from Ben Bova(ed): The Many Worlds of Science Fiction(1971)
   Matter of Technique, A  1958 MAY  ss  has novels The Alien Way(novelette "The Hard Way" in ANA 1963 JAN; exp. 1965), Mission to Universe(1965; rev. 1977), Space Winners(1965); with Keith Laumer, Planet Run(1967; rev. 1982))
   Brother Charlie  1958 JUL  nv  has Sea People series of novels, The Space Swimmers(1967), & Home from the Shore(GAL 1963 FEB; exp. 1978); novels None But Man(1969), Wolfling(ANA 1969 JAN-MAR; 1969), Hour of the Horde(VSF 1969 MAY; 1970)
   R of A, The  1959 JAN  ss  has Childe Cycle or Dorsai series, novels The Genetic General(ASF 1959 MAY-JUL as "Dorsai!"; N-1960 HUG; cut 1960; res. vt Dorsai!, 1976), Necromancer(1962; vt No Room for Man, 1963), Soldier, Ask Not(GAL 1964 OCT; W-1964 HUG, short story; exp. 1967)
   Amulet, The  1959 APR  ss  other novels in Dorsai series, The Tactics of Mistake(1971), The Final Encyclopedia(1984), The Chantry Guild(1988), Young Bleys(1991), Other(1994), & colls. Three to Dorsai!(1975), The Spirit of Dorsai(1979), Lost Dorsai(1980; title story W-1981 HUG, ss)
   Guided Tour  1959 OCT  pm  has omnibus The Dorsai Companion(1986); coll. Mutants: A Science Fiction Adventure(1970), the stories linked thematically; colls. Danger Human(1970; vt The Book of Gordon R. Dickson, 1973), The Star Road(1973; N-1974 LOC), Ancient, My Enemy(1974)
   Game of Five, The  1960 APR  nv  has colls. Gordon R. Dickson's SF Best(1978; exp. vt In the Bone: The Best Science Fiction of Gordon R. Dickson, 1987), In the Iron Years(1980), Love Not Human(1981); Dickson!(1984; vt Steel Brother, 1985)
   One on Trial  1960 MAY  ss  has novels Sleepwalker's World(1971), The Outposter(ANA 1971 MAY-JUL; 1972), The Pritcher Mass(ANA 1972 AUG-OCT; 1972; N-1973 LOC); juvenile novels Alien Art(1973), & Gremlins, Go Home!(1974), the latter with Ben Bova
   Last Dream, The  1960 JUL  ss  has novels The R-Master(1973; exp. vt The Last Master, 1983), The Lifeship(ANA 1975 FEB-APR; 1976; N-1976 LOC; vt Lifeboat, 1978 UK), with Harry Harrison
   Button, Button  1960 SEP  ss  has anth. Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves(1963), Rod Serling's Devils and Demons(1967), Combat SF(1975), Nebula Winners Twelve(1978; N-1979 LOC); The Day the Sun Stood Still(1972), w. Poul Anderson & Robert Silverberg
   Rehabilitated  1961 JAN  ss  has novels The Far Call(ANA 1973 AUG-OCT; N-1974 LOC; 1978; N-1979 DIT, LOC), a near-future sf/political tale about the first manned expedition to Mars; Pro(1978; 1986, illustrated by James R. Odbert)
   Haunted Village, The  1961 AUG  nv  has fixup novel Time Storm(nv's in ASI 1977 SPR & SUM, na in Cosmos SF&F 1977 JUL; 1977; N-1978 HUG, LOC), an sf novel of three survivors of a time storm that destroyed life on Earth & threatens the universe(B&C)
   Naked to the Stars  1961 OCT  na-1/2  war with the Lehaunans, natives of the third planet of Arcturus, "with the attendant problems (of) ethics, the nature of courage, and the point of it all in the distant or semi-distant future
   Naked to the Stars  1961 NOV  na-2/2  Naked to the Stars, to be pub. in an expanded form, a novel, in 1962; has omnibus None But Man(1989), which contains the 1969 sf novel None But Man, & a prequel story, "Hilifter," a short story in ANA 1963 FEB
   Napoleon's Skullcap  1962 MAY  nv  has novels Masters of Everon(1979); Jamie the Red(1984), with Roland J. Green, a fantasy novel based on a character from 'Thieves' World,' created by Robert Asprin; colls. Survival!(1984), Beyond the Dar al-Harb(1985), Invaders!(1985)
   Salmanazar  1962 AUG  ss  has colls. Forward!(1985) & Mindspan(1986), both edited by Sandra Miesel; colls. The Last Dream(1986), The Man the Worlds Rejected(1986), The Stranger(1987), Beginnings(1988), Ends(1988), Guided Tour(1988)
   Roofs of Silver  1962 DEC  nv  has novels The Forever Man(1986; N-1987 LOC), about a spaceship pilot whose mind has merged w. his ship(B&C); The Earth Lords(1989), fantasy novel set in late 19th century Canada; Wolf and Iron(1990), about a scientist & a wolf in a near-future dark age
   Books  1963 MAR  br  Randall Garrett: Unwise Child; Dickson has edited anth. Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves(1963), Rod Serling's Devils and Demons(1967), Combat SF(1975), Nebula Winners Twelve(1978)
   Immortal, The  1965 AUG  nv  has fixup novel Way of the Pilgrim(1987; N-1988 LOC, PRO), about an Earth conquered by giant aliens(B&C); The Magnificent Wilf(1995), a humorous sf novel about a couple who try to prove Earth is ready to join galactic civilization(B&C)
   Breakthrough Gang  1965 DEC  ss  has omnibus Lost Dorsai: The New Dorsai Companion(1993); anth. of original military sf The Harriers(1991), & The Harriers, Book Two: Blood and Honor(1993); new Dragon Knight series novel, The Dragon and the Fair Maid of Kent(2000)
   Profile: Poul Anderson  1971 APR  bio  "a warm and personal portrait of Poul Anderson"; Anderson & Dickson have been friends since both were students at the Univ. of Minnesota in the late 1940s & belonged to the Minneapolis Fantasy Society
   In Iron Years  1974 OCT  nv  Dickson W-1975 Skylark Award, for Imaginative Fiction, & W-1977 Stanley G. Weinbaum Award; see his interviews in Shweitzer(ed): SF Voices(1976), & LOC 1991 APR(#363); his obit & tributes in LOC 2001 MAR(#482), SFC 2001 MAY(#212)
Disch, Thomas M.  Nada  1964 AUG  ss  (1940- ) Thomas Michael Disch, raised in Minnesota, but spends much time in New York; 1st story pub. sf "The Double-Timer" in FAN 1962 OCT; became full-time writer in the mid-1960s; see interview in Charles Platt(ed): Dream Makers(1980; rev. 1987)
   Come to Me Venus Melancholy  1965 NOV  ss  N-1965 NEB, short story; his early fiction coll. in One Hundred and Two H-Bombs(1966 UK; 1971 US); has 1st novel The Genocides(1965; N-1965 NEB), in which aliens manipulate the Earth; has used ps. Dobbin Thorpe in FAN & AMZ in 1964
   Doubting Thomas  1966 DEC  nv  has novel Mankind Under the Leash(novelette in IFS 1965 APR as "White Fang Goes Dingo"; exp. 1966; vt The Puppies of Terra, 1978 UK), in which "aliens take over the Earth & make pets of mankind for aesthetic reasons"(Clute)
   Problems of Creativeness  1967 APR  nv  this story was revised & retitled "The Death of Socrates" for a coll. of linked stories, 334(1972 UK; 1974 US in pb; N-1974 NEB, novel), which is a "social portrait of urban life in about A.D. 2025 in New York"(Clute)
   Moondust, the Smell of Hay, & Dialectical Materialism  1967 AUG  ss  has novels Echo Round His Bones(1967), Camp Concentration(NWS 1967 JUL-OCT; 1968 U.K; W-1969 DIT), Black Alice(1968, w. John Sladek, as Thom Demijohn), The Prisoner(1969, TV tie-in), Alfred the Great(1969, assoc., as by Victor Hastings)
   Beginning of April or the End of March, The  1971 FEB  ss  has colls. Under Compulsion(1968 UK; vt Fun With Your New Head, 1971 US), White Fang Goes Dingo(1971), Getting Into Death(1973 UK; 1976 US); edited anth. The Ruins of Earth(1973), Bad Moon Rising(1973; N-1974 LOC), The New Improved Sun(1975)
   Man Who Had No Idea, The  1978 OCT  nv  N-1979 HUG, LOC, novelette; has colls. The Early Science Fiction Stories of ...(1977), Fundamental Disch(1980; N-1981 LOC), The Man Who Had No Idea(1982; N-1983 LOC); poetry coll. Orders of the Retina(1982 chap); Ringtime: A Story(1983 chap)

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