Tag Archives: Clifford D Simak

Gateway Essentials: Time is the Simplest Thing

For some time now, we have been singing the praises of the interpid Time Traveller from the excellent Galactic Journey site (he who reviews the SF of 55 years ago as if it were coming out new). And just last … Continue reading

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Gateway Essentials: Clifford D. Simak

A regular contributor to Astounding Science Fiction throughout the influential John W. Campbell era, Clifford Donald Simak produced a body of highly regarded work, winning the Nebula and three Hugo Awards, and is best known for his story suite of … Continue reading

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Announcing: The Gateway Essentials!

You’ll have seen some new cover styles popping up wherever you buy your eBooks and you might have wondered what, if anything, they meant? We’re glad you asked! This week, we launch a new initiative on the SF Gateway: the … Continue reading

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On This Day: Clifford Simak

Through the magic of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s indispensible On The Day function, we can see that¬† Clifford D. Simak, was born on this day in 1904. A regular contributor to Astounding Science Fiction throughout the influential John W. … Continue reading

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SF Gateway: the Hugo Winners

Following our posts celebrating Gollancz and SF Gateway’s BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Award-winning novels . . . it’s the Hugo Awards!¬† And we’re delighted to say we have a very creditable 30 out of 62 winners, including the … Continue reading

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From the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction . . . Clifford D. Simak

And rounding out a week of Encyclopedic treats: Clifford D. Simak, who died on this day in 1988 . . . (1904-1988) US writer whose primary occupation 1929-1976 was newspaper work, and who worked full-time for the Minneapolis Star from … Continue reading

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Bad News: End of the Xmas | Good News: Some More SF Gateway Omnibuses!

As mentioned earlier in the week, the SF Gateway Xmas Sale is entering the final stretch. Because of the way different retailers process information, it’s not quite possible to declare a cut-and-dried end point, but prices should certainly be returning … Continue reading

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Readers Choice Winner for September

September’s Readers’ Choice picks were a mixed bag – the only thing they really had in common was that each was one of our readers’ favourites. We’ve seen submissions from the post-apocalyptic humanity of George R. Stewart‘s Earth Abides to … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus Schedule 2013

Following a deluge of requests** we have decided to publish the schedule of SF Gateway omnibuses up to the end of the year. So, without further ado . . . Available Now Frank Herbert – The Dragon in the Sea; … Continue reading

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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: July 2013

‘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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