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Readers’ Choice Winner for June

With free SF Masterworks up for grabs, the tension couldn’t be higher. Four readers entered the arena, armed with their favourite Gateway book, but only one would leave the field of play alive. The others – no, wait; that’s The … Continue reading

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May’s Readers’ Choice Winner

It’s that time of the month again, gentlebeings: time to trawl the analytics and see exactly whose favourite book prompted the most people to click through and see what all the fuss was about. So, without further ado, we are … Continue reading

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This Ain’t Rock’n’ Roll . . .

. . . this is SCIENCE FICTION! OK, so that sounded better when David Bowie did it, but bear with us; we have a point. (No, really) The awesome (and two-time Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner – did we mention she’s … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice Winners for March and April

So, you’ve all heard the saying ‘time flies’, right? Well, there’s a second aspect of that saying that seems to be becoming more and more applicable: time flies – and occasionally the flight leaves without you! Remember back at the … Continue reading

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Arthur C. Clarke’s THE CITY AND THE STARS

Every so often, when I know I’ve got a bit of time to kill and don’t want to do any ‘work’ reading, I grab an SF Masterwork off the shelf in the office and give it a go. (A shelf … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice: The Fall of Chronopolis

This week’s Readers’ Choice selection comes from Friend of the Gateway and (clearly!) aficionado of great classic SF, Starman Dave. His choice is The Fall of Chronopolis by the criminally-under-appreciated Barrington J. Bayley**. The mighty ships of the Third Time … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice: Cordwainer Smith’s The Rediscovery of Man

This week’s Readers Choice, which comes to us from SF Gateway forum member, The Star Plunderer, is Cordwainer Smith‘s The Rediscovery of Man. Welcome to the strangest, most distinctive future ever imagined by a science fiction writer. An insterstellar empire … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice: Michael Scott Rohan’s The Anvil of Ice

A guest post from Gollancz editor extraordinaire, Marcus Gipps . . . I read The Anvil of Ice – and the two subsequent books in the trilogy, The Forge in the Forest and The Hammer of the Sun more than … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice: Joe Haldeman’s Mindbridge

This week’s Readers’ Choice is Mindbridge by Joe Haldeman, which was recommended by one of SF Gateway‘s stalwart Twitter correspondents, @tanj666. It was he, you might remember, got out of the blocks quicker than anyone else to give us our … Continue reading

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A Special Readers’ Choice: Shambleau and Others

This week’s Readers’ Choice is Shambleau and Others by C. L. Moore, one of the greats of early days of modern science fiction and, along with Leigh Brackett, one of the first women to break into the male-dominated world of … Continue reading

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