SF Masterwork of the Week: Cities in Flight
Our current SF Masterwork of the Week is James Blish‘s epic Cities in Flight is available as a Gollancz paperback, and the four books that make up the sequences are available as individual SF Gateway […]Read More
The Man of Steel?
So, the Gollancz/Gateway team was sitting round a table recently, trying to work out the coming weeks’ blog posts (yes, these things really are planned. Mostly) and someone mentioned the new Superman move, Man of […]Read More
Introducing . . . the new Fantasy Masterworks!
The World Fantasy Convention comes to the UK in October and – in an act of synchronicity so dazzling one might almost suspect it was premeditated – we will be re-launching the Fantasy Masterworks at […]Read More
Space is Really Big
As we’ve noted before in this very blog, we here at SF Gateway are big fans of NASA‘s excellent Astronomy Picture of the Day site. If there’s a better diurnal dose of delight out there […]Read More
Iain Menzies Banks (1954 – 2013)
The ship didn’t even have a name. This, believe it or not, is the first line in the first science fiction novel that Iain M. Banks published, Consider Phlebas. It’s too soon for retrospectives – […]Read More
It was a year ago today that the great Ray Bradbury left us. We don’t note this as an attempt to do a retrospective; it would be foolish and arrogant to purport to be able […]Read More
SF Gateway Author of the Month: James Blish
For many years, in my early days as a science fiction reader, James Blish was known to me for one thing only: he was the writer of the Star Trek novelisations I went through a […]Read More
Jack Vance (1916 – 2013)
SF Gateway was saddened to learn of the recent death of Jack Vance. A published writer since 1945, he was responsible for some of modern SF’s most enduring tropes, from the ‘Big Planet’ space opera […]Read More
SF Masterwork of the Week: The Demolished Man
> So. Cyberpunk. That’s a subgenre of science fiction, isn’t it? Why, yes it is. > Full of computers and film noir atmosphere and human-technology interfaces and stuff? That’s the one. > And it was […]Read More
Michael Moorcock Suggested Reading List
SF Gateway Editorial Note: the following article was originally posted on the Gollancz blog and refers primarily to the print editions of the Michael Moorcock Collection. Unfortunately, the eBooks have proven to be more complicated […]Read More
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 […]Read More
The Bookseller Industry Awards
Last night the 2013 Bookseller Industry Awards were presented. We are immensely proud that the SF Gateway was nominated in the category of Digital Strategy of the year, and although we didn’t win, it was […]Read More