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Walter Tevis

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Walter Tevis‘s cult classic novel The Man Who Fell to Earth, published in 1963, enjoyed thirteen years of recognition in and of itself before becoming forever linked with (and, let’s face it, submerged beneath) Nicolas […]

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Gateway Essentials: Walter Tevis

Welcome back to our ongoing tour of the Gateway Essentials. Today . . . Walter Tevis. While a student at the University of Kentucky, Tevis worked in a pool hall and published a story about […]

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Masterworks Spotlight: The Man Who Fell to Earth

Our second SF Masterwork spotlight this week, is Walter Tevis’s remarkable novel that was the basis for Nicolas Roeg‘s cult film, starring the late David Bowie. Thomas Jerome Newton is an extraterrestrial from the planet […]

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New Book Spotlight: Mockingbird

Walter Tevis is the acclaimed author of The Hustler and The Colour of Money, both made into Oscar-winning films, and The Man Who Fell to Earth – filmed by Nicholas Roeg and featuring David Bowie […]

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Classic Sci-Fi Cinema

We’ve just heard from the British Film Institute, which is running an autumn festival of films they thought would be of particular interest to SF Gateway readers. SCI-FI: Days of Fear and Wonder,  running across […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Mockingbird

Our current Masterwork of the week is a haunting dystopian vision from the acclaimed author of novels as diverse as The Hustler and The Man Who Fell to Earth: Walter Tevis. The future is a […]

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