Short Stories Collections

A Handful of Darkness The Best of Philip K. Dick The Book of Philip K. Dick The Collected Stories The Early Work of PKD The Golden Man Human Is I Hope I shall Arrive Soon The Minority Report Paycheck The Philip K. Dick Reader The Preserving Machine Robots, Androids and Other Mechanical Oddities The Selected Stories The Variable Man

Novels Collections

The Philip K. Dick Omnibus The Valis Trilogy Three Early Novels Five Great Novels Counterfeit Unrealities Library of America

The Variable Man (1957)

The Variable Man contains a great selection of longer "short stories" that qualify as novelettes or novella. Two of these novelettes, Second Variety and The Minority Report were made into movies


American Editions

British Editions

Cover Gallery

Ace, 1957 Sphere, 1969 Ace, 1976 Sphere, 1977


The Variable Man

  • The Variable Man (1953)
  • Second Variety (1953)
  • The Minority Report (1956)
  • Autofac (1955)
  • A World of Talent (1954)