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Robert Silverberg

Robert Silverberg was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1935, and is one of the most prolific authors of all time, writing not just SF & Fantasy, but extensive non-fiction and a large number of pseudonymously published erotica novels. In his first years as a professional writer, his output regularly exceeded a million words per year.

He has won and been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards dozens of times as both writer and editor, and in 2004 received the SFWA Grand Master Award. Among his many acclaimed and bestselling novels are A Time of Changes, The Book of Skulls, Dying Inside and Lord Valentine’s Castle.

Robert Silverberg lives on the West Coast of the United States with his wife, author, editor and art critic, Karen Haber.


Friday Reads: Mythago Wood

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

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The Majipoor books, by Robert Silverberg – some thoughts and news!

There are a lot of fantastic books available on the SF Gateway (and a lot more to come), but if I’m honest, when I heard about the project, the book that made me most excited – even though I own it in paperback – was Lord Valentine’s Castle by Robert Silverberg.

My copy is in a box somewhere, victim of my recent house-move – along with most of … More

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