Category Archives: In Praise of

Happy Birthday, David Pringle!

Today is the birthday of noted editor David Pringle. In addition to producing two of the best reading guides for the modern genre – Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels and Modern Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels – David Pringle … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Commentary, In Praise of | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday, David Pringle!

APOD: An Active Night over the Magellan Telescopes

Our admiration for NASA‘s excellent Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD to the cool kids) is on record. We start every day with a look at the latest wonderful image on the site, and every now and then we decide … Continue reading

Posted in In Praise of | Tagged , | Comments Off on APOD: An Active Night over the Magellan Telescopes

From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Good Show Sir

No man is an island, Entire of itself John Donne The internet is, among many other things, an ecosystem. No site exists in isolation; articles are written, responses posted, rebuttals made, points elaborated upon, and so it goes: the endless … Continue reading

Posted in In Praise of, Whimsy | Tagged , , | Comments Off on From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Good Show Sir

Galactic Journey: Venus Plus X

We begin the year with a retrospective look at the future, through the eyes of someone of today pretending to be from yesterday. Wait. What? Last summer, we noted our admiration and appreciation for an intrepid time traveller, reviewing the … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, In Praise of, Reviews | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Good Show Sir! Servants of the W…

We’ve mentioned before our deep and abiding affection for Good Show Sir, the site dedicated to reminding us of SF’s glorious (and, ocassionally, not so glorious) past when it comes to book covers. For reasons not entirely clear to us, Good … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Covers, In Praise of | Tagged , | Comments Off on Good Show Sir! Servants of the W…

From the Archives: In Praise of . . . the Locus Guide to Science Fiction Awards

You’ve probably noticed that we’ve published a lot of books over the year-and-a-half SF Gateway has been live. We’ve certainly noticed it – you don’t publish 1,800 books by more than 150 authors without becoming intimately aware of the scale … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, In Praise of, SF websites | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on From the Archives: In Praise of . . . the Locus Guide to Science Fiction Awards

From the Archives: In Praise of . . . The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

SF Gateway’s respect and admiration for The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction should be obvious – we did have the site built for them, after all – but we really couldn’t let our series of ‘In Praise of …’ posts go … Continue reading

Posted in In Praise of, SFE | Tagged , | Comments Off on From the Archives: In Praise of . . . The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Interzone

As we come to the end of a summer that’s seen London busy with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest, hosting the largest World Science Fiction Convention in history and put on the inaugural (and very successful!) Gollancz Festival, the gnomes … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, In Praise of, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

In Praise of . . . Fantastic Fiction

Well, for what was supposed to be a regular feature, In Praise Of . . . has been pretty irregular. Maybe we need more fibre . . . While you all struggle with that thought and try desperately to banish … Continue reading

Posted in In Praise of | Tagged , | Comments Off on In Praise of . . . Fantastic Fiction

In Praise of . . . The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

SF Gateway’s respect and admiration for The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction should be obvious – we did have the site built for them, after all – but we really couldn’t let our series of ‘In Praise of …’ posts go … Continue reading

Posted in In Praise of, SFE | Tagged , | Comments Off on In Praise of . . . The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
1 2