Monthly Archives: May 2014

Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .

. . . real soon now! As alluded to on Wednesday, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Gregory Benford

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to Gregory Benford, one of the great hard SF writers.   trade paperback | eBook Gregory Benford is … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick’s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is our current Masterwork of the Week because: exciting stuff (we’ll tell you on Friday). And who better to walk us through the cyberpunk streets of future Los Angeles than … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Harlan Ellison!

Today is the birthday of one the greats of modern science fiction, Harlan Ellison: author, editor, screenwriter, legend. Although, as noted in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, ‘most of his large oeuvre is better described as nonfantastic, or fantasy, or … Continue reading

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Spam of the Week

In common with all websites where comments are enabled, we get our fair share of spam. For the most part, we delete this with contemptuous slap of the keyboard, but occassionally, we get one that we feel deserves a wider … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Robert Holdstock

Although we’ve mentioned this volume before, we thought we’d take the opportunity to follow up the cover reveal for Mythago Wood, with another Robert Holdstock-related post, for those who missed the last piece about this recent omnibus. eBook | trade … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: A Case of Conscience

Our current Masterwork of the Week is James Blish’s seminal treatment of religion in SF, A Case of Conscience, which we are delighted to be publishing with a new introduction by Ken MacLeod, which is full of the insight and … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Mythago Wood Fantasy Masterworks 30th Anniversary Edition

Some time ago – in the uncomfortable vicinity of twenty-five years, in fact – I was meeting some friends in a pub (yes, yes, I know: plus ça change!). Because I habitually associate with erudite dipsomaniacs, the topic turned, sooner … Continue reading

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Title Update

This is a public service announcement: the SF Gateway downloadable spreadsheet [opens in Excel] has now been updated. Happy Monday!  

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The Science Fictional World: 16th May

Hey, everyone! It’s May 16th – and you know what that means! Er . . . no?  No, nor do we, really, but one of the very interesting things about science fiction is that it is now so culturally all-pervasive … Continue reading

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