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Masterworks Spotlight: The Day of the Triffids

We are delighted to welcome back to the SF Masterworks a modern classic of a science fiction: The Day of the Triffids, the novel that invented the ‘cosy catastrophe’. When Bill Masen wakes up in his hospital bed, he has reason to be grateful for the bandages that covered his eyes the night before. For he […]

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New Title Spotlight: The Death of Metal

One of the pleasures of working on the SF Gateway is the opportunity of introducing authors whose books have been unavailable for years to modern readers. Donald Suddaby (1900-1964) is such a writer. He published sf for adults in the 1930s, mostly under the pseudonym “Alan Griff”, but was best known for a number of […]

New Title Spotlight: Worlds of the Imperium

Our latest New Title Spotlight is the first in Keith Laumer’s classic Imperium series . . . When Brion Bayard was kidnapped and brought to the alternate world where Earth’s history took a different turn, it was not a pleasant experience. It was, however, a startling experience. Here was a world that was just like […]

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New Title Spotlight: Dinosaur Beach

Welcome to Dinosaur Beach . . . Appearing from the remote future, Nexx Central agent Ravel is emplaced in America, circa 1936. His mission: to undo successive tamperings of the time stream which threaten the survival of Mankind. He falls in love with a lovely, simple girl, Lisa, but in the midst of his happiness […]

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New Title Spotlight: The Road to the Rim

Meet John Grimes at the very beginning of a career that will lead him to fame and glory out at the edge of the galaxy, out where the laws of men are nonexistent, and those of nature itself are sometimes tenuous … Someday Grimes will be a Commodore in the secessionist Rim Worlds Navy, but […]

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SF Masterworks Spotlight: Feersum Endjinn

As teased not long ago, we’re delighted to welcome Britain’s bestselling SF author of the last two decades to the SF Masterworks list!  On 14th April we published a hardback edition of the BSFA Award-winning Feersum Endjinn – with a new introduction by Banks’s close friend and fellow SF writer Ken MacLeod. Count Sessine is […]

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New Title Spotlight: Terrors

Ranging from the mysterious to pulp action to the Lovecraftian, this vivid collection of short fiction explores a world of radio heroes, masterful villains, and creatures from places unknown . . . You can find more of Richard A. Lupoff’s work via his Author page on the Gateway website and read about him in his […]

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New Title Spotlight: Past Master

As noted last Friday, R. A. Lafferty is ‘the most important science-fiction writer you’ve never heard of’.And here is the book that set him on the path to greatness . . . The golden planet of Astrobe, made in the image of Utopia, now faced a crisis which could destroy it forever; and yet, no […]

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New Title Spotlight: The Echoing Worlds

Because he was bored with life on a world that had become a museum, Paul Hilder answered a mysterious advertisement, and found himself plunged into a life that was different, dangerous and far from boring. This is the story of an Earth that existed alongside the one that Paul Hilder knew, and with which he […]

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New Title Spotlight: Retief: Envoy to New Worlds

Between the lines of the official histories of the frontier worlds of the 29th Century lie a myriad ‘confidential’ accounts of the boners, near-catastrophes and interstellar crises that were bound to occur when the human meets non-human. The adventures of CDC (Corps Diplomatique Terra) diplomat Jame Retief loom large in these classified missions where brain […]

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New Title Spotlight: Nine Hundred Grandmothers

Raphael Aloysius Lafferty was born in Neola, Iowa in 1914 and died in 2002. His first publication of genre interest was ‘Day of the Glacier’ in the January 1960 edition of Science Fiction Stories. Over the course of his writing career, Lafferty produced thirty-two novels and more than two hundred short stories. Nine Hundred Grandmothers, originally […]

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Masterworks Spotlight: Norstrilia

Cordwainer Smith was the most famous pen name of US foreign policy adviser Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger. He held a PhD in Political Science from Johns Hopkins, served in the US military during the Second World War and acted as an adviser to President Kennedy. His godfather was the Chinese revolutionary and political leader, Sun […]

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New Title Spotlight: The Forever City

The first full week of spring begins with a new titles from Hugo Award-winning author Richard A. Lupoff: The Forever City: Teenage camera operator Alfonso Petrov joins a research mission bound for the edge of the solar system. But survival becomes another mission when the research team’s tiny spacecraft strays into the Fiction Dimension. A […]

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New Title Spotlight: Out of the Everywhere

Alice Hastings Bradley Sheldon – best-known to the SF world as James Tiptree, Jr – was an extraordinary exponent of the short form. She was shortlisted for the Hugo Award nine times across the various short fiction categories (short story, novelette, novella), winning twice for ‘The Girl Who Was Plugged In’ and ‘Houston, Houston, Do […]

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Today we being you an exciting announcement from our sister imprint, Gollancz.   Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists.   The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and […]

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