Monthly Archives: May 2016

Title Spotlight: Darwinia

Our current crop of Spotlight Titles share a common, topical theme.  First up: Robert Charles Wilson’s Aurora Award-winner, Darwinia . . . In 1912 the world changes overnight. Europe and all its inhabitants disappear, replaced by a primeval continent which … Continue reading

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On This Day: Apollo Set in Motion

On this day, fifty-five years ago, US President John F. Kennedy gave a speech to the US congress in which he lit the blue touch paper on the greatest journey the human race has thus far undertaken. I believe that … Continue reading

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But Will I Like It: Mister Justice

As we noted in the first of these mini-reviews, it can be very difficult to know where to start when sifting through the vast reservoir of classic SF we have available on SF Gateway. Who amongst you, for instance, was … Continue reading

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On This Day: James Blish

On this day, ninety-five years ago, the acclaimed author and critic James Blish was born in Orange, New Jersey. Best known for his Hugo Award-winning classic A Case of Conscience, Blish was one of the first serious SF writers to … Continue reading

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But Will I Like It: Dragonflight

And just to prove – if proof were necessary! – that SF Gateway is friend to all classic SF, whether we publish it or not, here’s a mini-review of Dragonflight by the late, great Anne McCaffrey . . . Dragonflight … Continue reading

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New Title Spotlight: Three Classic Novels

We are delighted to be republishing three classic novels from the renowned scientist and author of A for Andromeda, Sir Fred Hoyle. In addition to being the man who coined the term ‘the Big Bang’, world-renowned astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle … Continue reading

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Now in eBook: The Complete Chronicles of Conan

It has been a perennial bestseller in hardback, in Gollancz’s ‘big black book’ format, and now we are delighted to announce that The Complete Chronicles of Conan is now available in eBook format – a digital edition with gigantic melancholies … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Colin Greenland!

Today, we wish a very Happy Birthday to award-winning author and critic Colin Greenland. Greenland first made himself known to the SF world with his 1983 study The Entropy Exhibition: Michael Moorcock and the UK ‘New Wave’, a revised version … Continue reading

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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: May 2016

    ‘Where Silverberg goes today, the rest of science fiction will follow tomorrow’ Isaac Asimov   Reflections is a regular column by multi-award-winning SFWA Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, in which he will offer his thoughts on science fiction, literature and … Continue reading

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Masterworks Spotlight: Fairyland

Twenty years after it won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, we are delighted to welcome Paul McAuley‘s extraordinary Fairyland to the SF Masterworks list! The 21st century. Europe is divided between the First World bourgeoisie, made rich by nanotechnology and … Continue reading

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