Philip k Dick American Science Fiction Author was a prescient genuis. It is often said that genuises come ahead of their times. That was definitely the case with Dick. He is best known as the author of fifty novels and more than a hundred short stories. He authored the works Blade Runner, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report and the Second Variety Among others. It is sad to say this that most creative people never see the effects of their own work in their own lifetimes. Genuis it seems is only granted in posterity.