Monthly Archives: November 2012

SF Gateway Christmas Sale!

Hear ye! Hear ye!*   Come one, come all!**   Everything must go!***   Sierra! Alpha! Lima! Echo!  SALE!   SF Gateway is delighted to announce an end-of year sale: all regularly-priced eBooks will be reduced to £2.99 over the … Continue reading

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Remembering Robert Holdstock

It’s three years ago, today, that Robert Holdstock passed away. Some four months after the publication of what would be his final novel – fittingly, a Ryhope Wood tale – the fantasy genre lost one of its modern masters, and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon to SF Gateway!

This Friday, 30th November, sees the publication of a number of eBook ‘Boxed Sets’, which we’ve designed to serve as an introduction to some major series and authors. We’re calling them – with what we’re sure you’ll agree is disarming … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Connie Willis has accumulated an extraordinary 11 Hugo and 7 Nebula Awards during her glittering career. She has twice won the Hugo and Nebula with the same book – in 2010 with Blackout/All Clear, and before that in 1992 with … Continue reading

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Editors’ Choice: Cowboy Angels by Paul McAuley

  This week’s SF Gateway Editors’ Choice comes, controversially, from the 21st century: Cowboy Angels by the Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick and John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winning author Paul McAuley.   It is 1984 in the United States … Continue reading

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Prudish Pirates

Found on a pirate site and presented without comment: Oh, alright, just one comment, then: Dude, do you think you might have your content filter bar set just a little low . . . ?

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Whose (First) Line Is It, Anyway?

Once a day, this week, we’ve been tweeting the opening lines to SF Gateway books.  In case you missed them, they were: Monday: Edward – you must come back to the Lodge. Please don’t delay for even an hour! Tuesday: … Continue reading

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Locus Best SF and Fantasy List

The always excellent Locus magazine is compiling a survey of the Best SF & Fantasy of the 20th and 21st centuries. The categories are SF Novel, Fantasy Novel, SF/F Novella, SF/F Novelette and SF/F Short Story, and you – that’s … Continue reading

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Cover Art for Art’s Sake

Prompted by the awesome On This Day function on the indispensable Encyclopedia of Science Fiction – which tells us that today is Vincent Di Fate’s birthday – we thought it might be nice to pay homage to some of the … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Dangerous Visions

Dangerous Visions is widely regarded as being the most influential anthology of all time. It helped define the New Wave movement in the United States, and its contents page reads like a Who’s Who of science fiction in the ’60s: … Continue reading

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