Monthly Archives: January 2016

ICYMI: On the Blog This Week

In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the SF Gateway blog this week!   Five of the Best…Moon Novels! – Always dreamed of going to the moon? Well look no further with these five moon-based … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Gregory Benford!

Dr Gregory Benford, born on this day in 1941, is a man of many talents. A Professor of Plasma Physics and Astrophysics at the University of California, he is also one of the world’s leading writers of Hard SF and … Continue reading

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Publication Day!

The SF Gateway is off to a cracking start this year, with January bringing you 27 exciting new* titles to read! Including a hilarious Hugo Award-nominated comedy adventure by Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer, a macabre masterpiece of dark … Continue reading

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The Solar System and Beyond: Nine Fantastic Novels!

For those of us that are still sad about the downgrading of Pluto’s planet status (shh, I watched Sailor Moon when I was younger and held much fondness for Sailor Pluto) and the subsequent shrinking of the solar system from … Continue reading

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Gender in Science Fiction, a BBC Radio 4 Documentary

Tomorrow BBC Radio 4 is airing a documentary that explores how science fiction tackles issues of gender. This accompanying article from the BBC highlights ten brilliant and influential female SF authors. From Mary Shelley, often credited with founding the science … Continue reading

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On This Day: Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, born this day in 1832, is perhaps not the first person one would think of when it comes to classic SFF but Charles Lutwidge Dodgson’s pseudonymous novels Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass and … Continue reading

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Vintage Cover Lucky Dip

The scanning process for eBook conversion can be rather unkind on the original source book, but it does mean that we have a rather fantastic collection of old covers saved for a rainy day.   Behold, the Magical Mystery Box … Continue reading

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Five of the Best . . . Moon novels!

Look no further: today on the Gateway blog we have five of the best moon-based novels you could ever hope to read . . .   A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke Time is running out for the … Continue reading

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ICYMI: From the Attic IX: This Map IS the Territory

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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New Title Spotlight: The Bards of Bone Plain

It’s always a pleasure to welcome a new* Patricia A. McKillip book to the list. With two Word Fantasy Awards for best novel and another for Life Achievement, Hugo, Nebula and British Fantasy Award nominations and a staggering fourteen Mythopoeic … Continue reading

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