Tag Archives: Robert A Heinlein

Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: October 2014

  ‘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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Something in the Water IV: the Bornying

As we’ve noted before, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s excellent On This Day function makes for fascinating reading and, occasionally throws up days with an infeasibly high level of cool people being born. And, at the risk of disagreeing with … 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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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Robert A. Heinlein’s The Past Through Tomorrow

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the extraordinary work of the grandmaster of SF, four-time Hugo Award-winner, Robert A. Heinlein.   Trade Paperback … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Double Star

The writer known as ‘the Dean of Science Fiction’,¬†Robert A. Heinlein won four Hugo Awards for best novel. The most recent was in 1967 for The Moon is a Harsh Mistress; before that he won in 1960 and 1962 for … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: DOUBLE STAR

Robert A. Heinlein – ‘the Dean of science fiction’ – won an impressive four Hugo Awards for Best Novel. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress won in 1967; his best-known books, Starship Troopers and Stranger in a Strange Land, in … Continue reading

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Classic SF Anagrams: The Solutions

For those of you still scratching your heads over Friday’s anagrams (or, indeed, over why allegedly grown adults would spend their time creating such a thing), here are the answers: Mash the Demon! Die! is an anagram of the very … Continue reading

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Locus Poll Results

Here follows an announcement from the Department of Plugging Our Books and Looking Smug At the Same Time: Last November, we exhorted you all to vote in the Locus Poll of the best SFF of the 20th and 21st centuries. … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Forever War

Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War won the Hugo and Nebula Awards when it was first published – and deservedly so. Greatly influenced by the author’s time in Vietnam, it is in many ways a scathing indictment of the military-industrial complex … Continue reading

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