Monthly Archives: December 2014

SF Gateway is Closed for the Holidays

Mulled wine! Turkey! Bing Crosby! Human sacrifice! OK, maybe not that last one. The point is it’s the Festive Season and SF Gateway is now closed for the duration. You’ll still be able to buy all of your favourite classic … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Michael G. Coney

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to one of the major voices of 1970s British SF, the BSFA Award-winning Michael G. Coney. trade paperback … Continue reading

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December New Releases: We’ve Got ELRIC! and HEINLEIN! And LEIBOWITZ!

Truly, the Lords of Chaos and Order do battle upon the spheres of SF Gateway, ever shifting the balance this way and then that. Or, as some would have it: there’s good news and bad news. And good news. Possibly. … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Mission of Gravity

A brilliant and mind-bending depiction of alien life that still stands as a landmark of hard SF. Mesklin is a vast, inhospitable, disc-shaped planet, so cold that its oceans are liquid methane and its snows are frozen ammonia. It is … Continue reading

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Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Emily

And so, into the home stretch, our final piece by the Gollancz editors comes from Emily and features Philip K. Dick Award-winner, The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers . . .   The Anubis Gates appeared on my radar when … Continue reading

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Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Mark

The trouble with the SF Masterworks list is you take once glance at it and you begin to realise just how little SF you’ve actually read. Well… I do, I expect there are plenty of you out there who’ve read … Continue reading

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Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Darren

Having asked all of my colleagues to cough up a blog post on their favourite Masterworks, it’s now my turn to put my money where my mouth is** It’s quite difficult to pick just one book from the excellent range … Continue reading

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The SF Gateway Xmas Sale is Here!

As mentioned last week, the 2014 SF Gateway Xmas Sale will be a bit different this year. We’ve decided to take our curational duties seriously, this festive period, and will be putting forward a suggested 15 Authors You Should Read … Continue reading

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Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Simon

And so we move on to Simon’s selection of favourite Masterworks and, like Marcus, there’s too much classicy goodness there for him to restrict himself to just one choice . . . Fantasy Masterwork: Viriconium by M. John Harrison Why … Continue reading

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Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Gillian

As noted yesterday, we’re doing our best to help you choose the best in classic SF or Fantasy to give your loved ones, this Christmas. Today, it’s the turn of Gollancz’s publishing director, Gillian Redfearn whose choice is a book … Continue reading

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