Masterwork Spotlight: The Circus of Dr Lao
This month we’re featuring The Circus of Dr Lao, Charles G. Finney’s first and most famous novel, and winner of one of the inaugural National Book Awards in 1935. It was filmed by George Pal as The 7 Faces of Dr Lao. A dazzling and macabre masterpiece of dark fantasy in the tradition of Ray […]Read More
The SF Gateway is off to a cracking start this year, with January bringing you 27 exciting new* titles to read! Including a hilarious Hugo Award-nominated comedy adventure by Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer, a macabre masterpiece of dark fantasy by Charles G. Finney, a whole host of brilliant titles by R.A. Lafferty and […]Read More
Happy Birthday, Michael Dirda!
Today is the birthday of editor, author, critic, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and friend of the Gateway, Michael Dirda. In a literary establishment too often eager to denigrate genre fiction, Michael Dirda stands out as a beacon of fair-mindedness and erudition. A long-time Book World editor for the Washington Post, for whom he now writes a […]Read More