Monthly Archives: November 2015

Something in the Water VI: Even More Bornying

Because YOU demanded it**: the return of our semi-regular feature in which we marvel at how The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s excellent On This Day function makes for fascinating reading and, occasionally throws up days with an infeasibly high level … Continue reading

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ICYMI: From the Attic III: Connie Willis

As previously noted, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the coming weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often overlooked authors … Continue reading

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On This Day: Ferderik Pohl

On this day in 1919,  author, editor, literary agent and fan Frederik Pohl was born in New York. Pohl was a member of the influential SF group The Futurians, along with such major SF figures as Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Damon … Continue reading

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On This Day: Poul Anderson

Poul William Anderson was born on this day in Bristol, Pennsylvania, in 1926. Born of Scandinavian parents, he lived in Denmark briefly before the outbreak of the Second World War. He was a SFWA Grand Master, winner of seven Hugo … Continue reading

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Gollancz Welcomes William Gibson!

Not, strictly speaking, SF Gateway news, but exciting enough for us to want to crow about it here: Gollancz has secured the rights to William Gibson‘s Cyberpunk classic, Neuromancer, as well as follow-ups Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive, and … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Nick and the Glimmung

Nick and his family are forced to leave Earth in order for him to keep his cat, Horace – because all pets are now banned, as they use up badly needed resources. They settle on Plowman’s Planet, where they discover … Continue reading

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ICYMI: From the Attic II: Pat Murphy

As we noted last month, we will be republishing noted critic and reviewer Kev McVeigh’s ‘From the Attic’ columns over the comiong weeks, to give new readers the opportunity to encounter his sage observations on some very important and all-too-often … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Nova

A stunning space opera from the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Grand Master, Samuel R. Delany. The balance of galactic power in the 31st century revolves around Illyrion, the most precious energy source in the universe. Captain Lorq van Ray’s varied … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Supernatural Stories featuring The Phantom Crusader

A little over two years ago, we dipped our pen in purple ink and proclaimed thusly: Have you ever thrilled to the SF adventures of Lionel Roberts?  Raced breakneck through the breathless prose of Leo Brett?  Indulged in the macabre … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Xeelee: Vacuum Diagrams

New to ebook, this collection of classic space opera stories is a vital part of the magesterial Xeelee sequence, from the multi-award-winning writer and co-author (with Terry Pratchett) of the bestselling Long Earth series . . .   Return to … Continue reading

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