Losing the Head of Philip K. Dick: Three reviews

Three reviews of Losing the Head of Philip K Dick have come out in the past 24 hours or so.

The Guardian: “This compelling tale of androids, paranoid authors and research into AI has a suitably strange twist at the end”

We Love This Book: “Beneath the levels of recursion and irony in the story of the Philip K. Dick android was another, more human, and equally compelling story: the tale of a small group of dedicated young people with limited funds but who had know-how and an audacious vision.”

…and in the US…
Publishers Weekly : “Dufty’s narrative is a fun read that captures the researchers’ excitement about creating Phil, but doesn’t quite address whether the initiative was worth the effort.”

(note that when the book is released in the US in June, it will be titled “How to Build an Android: The True Story of Philip K. Dick’s Robotic Resurrection”, which is different to its UK title, “Losing the Head of Philip K. Dick”)

Go here to read the earlier Spectator review.

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