Tag Archives: Algis Budrys

Happy Birthday, Alastair Reynolds!

Today we wish a very happy birthday to one of the greats of modern space opera, Alastair Reynolds. As well as being a marvellous writer in his own right, Al is also a great champion of classic SF. His debut … Continue reading

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On This Day: Karel Capek & Algis Budrys

On this day, separated by a scant forty-one years and about four hundred miles, two important figures in the history of SF were born. Karel Čapek, born in 1890, was a Czech writer and playwright, whose chief contribution to science … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Joe Abercrombie on Fritz Leiber

So, you may have noticed a certain amount of Joe Abercrombie-ish activity over at our sister imprint, Gollancz. Quite understandable given that Joe’s destined-to-be-bestselling new novel, Red Country is published tomorrow (original post 17/10/2012). But while our colleagues are proclaiming … Continue reading

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We Were There First: Edge of Tomorrow

The rather excellent comics news site Bleeding Cool has a semi-regular feature it calls The Swipe Files, where recent comics covers are placed side-by-side with covers from the past, to which they bear an uncanny resemblance. Readers are left to … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Algis Budrys

Our SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week comes from the author of the Hugo-shortlisted Rogue Moon: editor, author, critic – it must be . . .   From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of … Continue reading

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Algis Budrys’s BENCHMARKS

Over at the website of the Zeno Agency (home to such Gateway stalwarts as Tim Powers and James P. Blaylock, as well as Gollancz favourites Ben Aaronovitch, Maggie Furey, Charlaine Harris, Ian McDonald, John Meaney, Justina Robson and Brandon Sanderson), … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys

Our SF Masterwork of the Week is Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys. We could introduce this classic of claustrophobic SF to you by telling you that noted critic Graham Sleight considers Rogue Moon to be ‘one of the half-dozen essential … Continue reading

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Joe Abercrombie on Fritz Leiber

So, you may have noticed a certain amount of Joe Abercrombie-ish activity over at our sister imprint, Gollancz. Quite understandable given that Joe’s destined-to-be-bestselling new novel, Red Country is published tomorrow.  But while our colleagues are proclaiming (quite rightly) the … Continue reading

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