On This Day: Isaac Asimov
The great Isaac Asimov died twenty-five years ago today, in New York. He was a compelling science writer and a hugely important science fiction writer. Along with fellow greats Arthur C. Clarke and Robert A. […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: Robert A. Heinlein
So where, one might ask, does one start with Robert A. Heinlein? Well, frankly, you could start just about anywhere! Heinlein won the Hugo Award four times for best novel (for Double Star, Starship Troopers, […]Read More
SF Masterworks Spotlight: Starship Troopers
Have you enjoyed James Cameron‘s Aliens? Did you love the reboot of Battlestar Galactica? Do you have a soft spot for anime series Mobile Suit Gundam? Are you a fan of John Scalzi‘s Old Man’s […]Read More
Five of the Best . . . Moon novels!
Look no further: today on the Gateway blog we have five of the best moon-based novels you could ever hope to read . . . A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke Time […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Michael Bishop!
Celebrating his Biblical three-score-and-ten, today, is Michael Lawson Bishop, born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on 12th November 1945. A published author for forty-five years, since his story ‘Piñon Fall’ appeared in the October 1970 issue of […]Read More
The Martian: What to Read Next
So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms? Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness? Fear not! The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have […]Read More
On This Day: Robert A. Heinlein
On this day in 1907, Robert Anson Heinlein was born, in Butler, Missouri. Heinlein graduated from the US Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1929, and served as an officer until being discharged for medical reasons, […]Read More
Robert A. Heinlein Author Page Update
As noted yesterday, we’re spotlighting the authors whose Gateway offerings have been expanded as a result of the recent integration of classic SFF titles from across the Hachette Group of publishers. Following Monday’s look at […]Read More
December New Releases: We’ve Got ELRIC! and HEINLEIN! And LEIBOWITZ!
Truly, the Lords of Chaos and Order do battle upon the spheres of SF Gateway, ever shifting the balance this way and then that. Or, as some would have it: there’s good news and bad […]Read More
Gollancz Editors’ Favourite Masterworks: Simon
And so we move on to Simon’s selection of favourite Masterworks and, like Marcus, there’s too much classicy goodness there for him to restrict himself to just one choice . . . Fantasy Masterwork: Viriconium […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More