With less than a week to go until the 2014 Worldcon and this year’s Hugo Award ceremony, we thought we’d celebrate the rich heritage of the Hugo Awards by price-promoting the eBook editions of past Hugo winners from both Gollancz and the SF Gateway imprints. Between the two lists, we have a very creditable 30 of 62 titles, including the very first and (until August 17th, at least) the most recent winners. … More
Like the 1960s, the 1970s proved to be a fruitful decade for Gateway authors at the Hugo Awards. We publish eight of the total 10 winners, with seven of those also part of our SF Masterworks series. Our Hugo eBook promotion continues, but only for a limited time: grab any of the eBook editions of the below titles for £2.99 until August 17th!
1971 Ringworld, Larry Niven (SF Masterworks paperback edition only)
Also the winner of the 1971 Nebula … More
Tags: Arthur C. Clarke, Frederik Pohl, Hugo awards, Isaac Asimov, Joe Haldeman, Kate Wilhelm, Larry Niven, Philip Jose Farmer, Ursula K. Le Guin, Worldcon
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As preparations for Loncon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, continue, we move our attention to Gollancz and SF Gateway’s past Hugo winners from the 1960s, a decade in which – as you will soon see – we did quite well . . .
You can download the the e-book edition of any of the below titles for just £2.99 for a limited time only from all UK e-tailers!
Tags: Clifford D. Simak, Frank Herbert, Fritz Leiber, Hugo awards, John Brunner, Robert A. Heinlein, Roger Zelazny, Walter M. Miller Jr, Worldcon
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. . . real soon now!
As alluded to on Wednesday on the SF Gateway blog, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in just a couple of weeks.
This week Simon Spanton looks back at the masterpiece that is Mythago Wood.
Rob Holdstock died on this day in 2009. It was, of course, far too soon and a massive loss to his family and friends. But we also lost one of this country’s finest fantasists. Our Friday Reads blog today really couldn’t be for any book other than Rob’s masterpiece, Mythago Wood.
I read this book for the first time in about 1986. Perhaps 1987. I came … More
Tags: Eleanor & Park, Golden Boy, Mark Stay, Mythago Wood, Our Robot Overlords, Robert Holdstock, Robert Silverberg, Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynmen
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