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On This Day: E. C. Tubb (1919 – 2010)

Another gem of SF did-you-know, courtesy of our friends at the Hugo Award-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: on this day, in 1919, Edwin Charles Tubb was born. Author of over 100 novels, including the 33-volume Dumarest Saga, E.C. Tubb was a stalwart of post-war British SF, a founder member of the British Science Fiction Association […]

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Death Watch And The Continuous Katherine Mortenhoe

  The 1980 film, Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier and starring, among others, a young Harvey Keitel,  was re-released in the UK in June this year, in a digitally restored print.  The re-release garnered many positive reviews from the likes of The Guardian, The Irish Times and Cine-Vue, with critics proclaiming it intriguing, compelling, prescient and ‘an […]

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Repent, Synners!

We have been bad and we’re very sorry. Owing to what Sir Humphrey Appleby might refer to as ‘unforeseen administrative difficulties’, we were unable to publish the eBook of Pat Cadigan’s excellent Synners at the same time as we published the SF Masterworks edition. But I’m pleased to say that oversight has been rectified and the winner […]

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Eon . . . Eternity . . . Legacy

The redoubtable Richard Curtis – literary agent extraordinaire and eBook pioneer – has posted an appreciation of Greg Bear‘s epic ‘Eon’ trilogy, at his E-Reads site.  Since Gollancz and SF Gateway are proud to publish Greg Bear in the UK & Commonwealth, and since Bear is one of our foremost hard SF writers and the son-in-law […]

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Paul McAuley on PAVANE

Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, Paul McAuley has posted an appreciation of Keith Roberts‘ Pavane on his blog. You should go read it. 1588: Queen Elizabeth is felled by an assassin’s bullet. Within the week, the Spanish Armada had set sail, and its victory changed the course of history. 1968: England is still dominated by […]

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Immortalising the Backlist

Norman Spinrad is the acclaimed author of Bug Jack Barron and The Iron Dream, and was an important figure in the New Wave. In this piece, originally posted on the author’s website and republished here with his kind permission, he offers a personal view on the digital publishing revolution in general, and Science Fiction in […]

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Pat Cadigan’s FOOLS: A Review by Paul McAuley

Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner, Paul McAuley, in addition to being one of SF’s finest writers, is also an astute judge of a good book. Here, he reviews fellow-Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner Pat Cadigan‘s Fools, which won the award in 1995 . . . Fools, Pat Cadigan‘s third novel, is set in the same milieu as […]

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Norman Spinrad’s The Solarians: a Review by Stephen Baxter

In the first of what we hope will be many guest posts by Gollancz’s very talented authors, multi-award-winning author and SF Gateway Advisory Board member, Stephen Baxter, offers his thoughts on Norman Spinrad’s 1966 solar disaster novel, The Solarians . . . I’m pleased to see Norman Spinrad’s The Solarians as an early entry on […]

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