SF Masterworks

SF Masterwork of the Week: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

DON’T PANIC! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is our SF Masterwork of the Week!   Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm of the Galaxy lies […]

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Classic SF Anagrams: The Solutions

For those of you still scratching your heads over Friday’s anagrams (or, indeed, over why allegedly grown adults would spend their time creating such a thing), here are the answers: Mash the Demon! Die! is […]

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I beg your pardon. Are you accusing us of a club-fisted David Bowie reference in a shameless attempt to attract traffic and move ourselves up the search results? We’ve never been so insulted in all […]

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January New Releases

Today, the SF Gateway blog is mostly being functional and informative. We thought you might like to know what’s coming up this month by way of SF Gateway eBooks (and if you don’t . . […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys

Our SF Masterwork of the Week is Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys. We could introduce this classic of claustrophobic SF to you by telling you that noted critic Graham Sleight considers Rogue Moon to be […]

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On This Day (26 Years Apart)

Gully Foyle is my name And Terra is my nation. Deep space is my dwelling place, The stars my destination. Ninety-nine years ago, today, Alfred Bester was born. You might recognise the verse above from […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Nicola Griffith

There’s an international symmetry about two of our spotlighted authors this week. Pat Cadigan, author of our Editors’ Choice, Patterns, was born in the  United States but now lives in London, and our latest SF […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Connie Willis has accumulated an extraordinary 11 Hugo and 7 Nebula Awards during her glittering career. She has twice won the Hugo and Nebula with the same book – in 2010 with Blackout/All Clear, and […]

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Prudish Pirates

Found on a pirate site and presented without comment: Oh, alright, just one comment, then: Dude, do you think you might have your content filter bar set just a little low . . . ?

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Whose (First) Line Is It, Anyway?

Once a day, this week, we’ve been tweeting the opening lines to SF Gateway books.  In case you missed them, they were: Monday: Edward – you must come back to the Lodge. Please don’t delay […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Dangerous Visions

Dangerous Visions is widely regarded as being the most influential anthology of all time. It helped define the New Wave movement in the United States, and its contents page reads like a Who’s Who of […]

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None More Social

The SF Gateway is delighted to announce that, starting immediately, we’ll be working with ace online consultancy STweM to ensure the best possible focus to our social media. STweM’s core business area is healthcare, but […]

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