Tag Archives: Vernor Vinge

Masterworks Spotlight: A Deepness in the Sky

Back in January, we opened 2016 by welcoming Vernor Vinge‘s Hugo Award-winning space opera epic A Fire Upon the Deep to the SF Masterworks list. Now, we’re delighted to add Vinge’s prequel, set thirty millennia earlier, A Deepness in the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Vernor Vinge!

Vernor Vinge was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on this day in 1944. Professor of Mathematics at San Diego State University until he retired  in 2000, he is best known for his two epic space operas A Fire Upon the Deep … 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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Readers Choice Winner for January

And now . . . the end is near . . . and so we face . . . the final curtain . . . What’s that? We suffer from an overdeveloped sense of melodrama? Rubbish. What possible evidence do … 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 Gateway Christmas Sale!

Hear ye! Hear ye!*   Come one, come all!**   Everything must go!***   Sierra! Alpha! Lima! Echo!  SALE!   SF Gateway is delighted to announce an end-of year sale: all regularly-priced eBooks will be reduced to £2.99 over the … Continue reading

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