He named his top 10 books about forgetting for the Guardian.
Number two on his list:
We Can Remember It For You Wholesale by Philip K DickBefore you forget, click over and read about Taylor's chart-topper.
Not a novel (though I could just as easily have chosen A Scanner Darkly or Valis or Time Out of Joint, to name a few), this is the fifth volume of Dick's collected short stories, and contains two almost perfect examples of the amnesia genre: The Electric Ant, in which a man discovers that he is not a man; and the title story, which was made into the hit movie Total Recall. One puzzling but apt feature of Dick's stories is that it is very difficult to remember their plots even a few weeks after reading them.