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Norman Spinrad

Gateway Essentials: Norman Spinrad

Norman Spinrad began publishing science fiction in 1963 and has been an important, if sometimes controversial, figure in the genre ever since. He was a regular contributor to New Worlds magazine and, ironically, the cause […]

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Title Spotlight: Russian Spring

Written just months before the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Norman Spinrad’s Russian Spring might hold the record for the fastest transformation from future SF to alternate history . . . In the near future, […]

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But Will I LIke It: Deus X

Deus X by Norman Spinrad The atmosphere has terminally thinned; the flood waters have risen; the long-term survival of humanity is slim-to-none. However, technology offers a popular way to dodge the bullet: upload yourself – […]

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Happy Birthday, Norman Spinrad!

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of SF’s most original and uncompromising voices, a stalwart of the New Wave and the man whose best-known novel, Bug Jack Barron, led to Michael Moorcock‘s […]

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Norman Spinrad by Paul Di Filippo

Over at the excellent Locus magazine website, Paul Di Filippo has some words of praise for one of the great original and confrontational voices of the genre – and a suggestion for the Science Fiction […]

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Happy Birthday, Norman Spinrad!

Today we wish a very Happy Birthday to one of SF’s most original and uncompromising voices, a stalwart of the New Wave and the man whose best-known novel, Bug Jack Barron, led to Michael Moorcock‘s […]

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Related Categories: Authors

New Book of the Week: The Iron Dream

Every now and then in SF literature, an author throws you a googlie / curve ball (delete according to local cultural affinity to cricket or baseball; if you follow neither sport, we’re afraid you’re on […]

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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 […]

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Immortalising the Backlist

Norman Spinrad is the acclaimed author of Bug Jack Barron and The Iron Dream, and was an important figure in the New Wave. In this piece, originally posted on the author’s website and republished here […]

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Norman Spinrad’s The Solarians: a Review by Stephen Baxter

In the first of what we hope will be many guest posts by Gollancz’s very talented authors, multi-award-winning author and SF Gateway Advisory Board member, Stephen Baxter, offers his thoughts on Norman Spinrad’s 1966 solar […]

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