SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Charles Sheffield

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the extraordinary imagination of Hugo, Nebula and John W. Campbell Award-winner Charles Sheffield. trade paperback | eBook Physicist and writer Charles Sheffield very quickly built a reputation for imaginative, cleverly-plotted hard SF. […]

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Happy Publication Day: November 20th 2014

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week is EPIC with epic alien invasion, EPICS to battle and the conclusion of a ground-breaking series from Richard Morgan. We’ve got so many reasons to visit the bookshops this week!  Empires Extraction and Empires: […]

The Rivers of London Rap is here!

If you’re enjoying Ben’s new book, Foxglove Summer, or are just embarked on the Peter Grant series or are even just wondering what all the fuss is about we think you might enjoy this music video for The Rivers of London. It comes with lyrics and music by Ben “Doc Brown” Smith and Mikis Michaelides. […]

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Gollancz acquire a must-read murder mystery

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights to HOUSE OF SHATTERED WINGS and its sequel by multi award-winning author, Aliette de Bodard. Comparable to works of China Mieville and Iain M. Banks in epic scale and in delivering its ambitions, HOUSE OF SHATTERED […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: Sarah Canary

This week’s SF Masterwork of the Week comes from our Author of the Month, Karen Joy Fowler.  Set in the Old West in 1873, it is the strange, magical tale of Sarah Canary and the ragtag band of misfits and lovers she trails in her wake. SF Masterworks paperback | SF Gateway eBook When black […]

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Encounters with Alpha Centauri

We welcome Stephen Baxter to the Gollancz blog with a guest post about Buzz Aldrin’s Encounter with Tiber.

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From the Attic IX: This Map IS The Territory

Rereading the stories of Karen Joy Fowler I am made aware of some things I already knew.  That is not entirely the paradox it seems.   In her collection Black Glass almost every story appears to incorporate an early statement asserting some degree of unreliability. “One day Lily decided to be somebody else” (Lily Red) “even […]

WIN Robot Overlords!

Absolutely thrilled that today sees the big reveal of the ROBOT OVERLORDS collectors’ film poster over at Empire Online. Director Jon Wright and I wanted to capture the feel of those classic ‘80s Amblin movies with our film and this poster does exactly that. It’s by renowned artist Brian Taylor (aka Candykiller) and if you […]

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Picking Up Speed

You might have noted – with some frustration – that the SF Gateway website has been slowing down of late; we certainly have. And if it’s frustrating for us, we can only imagine how annoying it is for you. But fear not! Help is at hand!  Our excellent coding elves have been delving deep into […]

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We’re delighted to be able to show you the new cover for Justina Robson’s eagerly awaited new SF novel. The Glorious Angels is every bit as rich in conception and clever in delivery as the best of Justina’s work and is linked to a beguiling set of characters and a world that remains a mystery […]

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