Tag Archives: Philip K Dick

New Title Spotlight: Nick and the Glimmung

Nick and his family are forced to leave Earth in order for him to keep his cat, Horace – because all pets are now banned, as they use up badly needed resources. They settle on Plowman’s Planet, where they discover … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Michael Bishop!

Celebrating his Biblical three-score-and-ten, today, is Michael Lawson Bishop, born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on 12th November 1945. A published author for forty-five years, since his story ‘Piñon Fall’ appeared in the  October 1970 issue of Galaxy, Michael Bishop has produced … Continue reading

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Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: November 2015

    ‘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 the … Continue reading

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The Martian: What to Read Next

So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms?  Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness?  Fear not!  The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have a prescription for you! Whether … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Penultimate Truth

A masterly tale of political deception from the most significant writer of SF in the 20th century. World War III is raging – or so the millions of people crammed in their underground tanks believe. For fifteen years, subterranean humanity … Continue reading

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New Book of the Week: Beyond Lies the Wub

Beyond Lies the Wub, the first volume of the collected stories of one of the twentieth century’s greatest SF writers, this is a matchless display of Philip K. Dick’s quirky, humorous, idiosyncratically philosophical world view. With one exception, all the … Continue reading

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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

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Your Friendly Reminder: Androids and Electric Sheep in Two Days . . .

Just a quick and friendly reminder ahead of the weekend that, as mentioned a couple of weeks ago, BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? this Sunday … 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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Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .

. . . real soon now! As alluded to on Wednesday, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of … Continue reading

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