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Harry Harrison

SF Masterworks Spotlight: Starship Troopers

Have you enjoyed James Cameron‘s Aliens? Did you love the reboot of Battlestar Galactica?  Do you have a soft spot for anime series Mobile Suit Gundam? Are you a fan of John Scalzi‘s Old Man’s War series or Harry Harrison‘s Bill, The Galactic Hero?  Do you think Joe Haldeman‘s The Forever War is one of […]

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Gateway Essentials: Harry Harrison

Continuing our way through the Grand Tour of the Gateway Essentials, we come to one of our earliest success stories. The books of Harry Harrison were the first of our Gateway eBooks to take off in a manner that suggested that we hadn’t actually wasted all of that time, effort and money returning all this […]

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Six Twisty Time-Travel Novels

Wondering how on Earth it could already be February? Where does all the time go? We can’t guarantee these six brilliantly twisty time-travel novels will give you the answer, but reading them would definitely be time well spent!   Lest Darkness Fall by L. Sprague de Camp The Roman Empire had spread order, knowledge, and civilisation […]

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On This Day: Harry Harrison

On this day eighty-nine years ago, one Henry Maxwell Dempsey was born. Wait. What? Would it make more sense if we told you that soon after young Henry was born, his father changed their family name to ‘Harrison’? And that ‘Henry’ would become better known (much better known!) as ‘Harry’? Thought so. One of the […]

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New Book of the Week: Harry Harrison’s WINTER IN EDEN

Our New Book of the Week is one that has been eagerly awaited by many people: Winter in Eden, the middle book of Harry Harrison‘s extraordinary Eden trilogy. The Eden series – West of Eden (1984), Winter in Eden (1986) and Return to Eden (1988) – [is] an ambitiously conceived Alternate-History sequence based on the […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Redux

With last week being dominated by the terrible news about Iain Banks, we felt it only fair to give Author of the Month, Gordon R. Dickson, a second outing on the blog. So, please forgive the repetition, but here is the post again in full . . . We appear to be some 25% through […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Month: Harry Harrison

And so here we are! The defining moment in SF Gateway’s existence. The point to which future historians will look back in times to come and . . . er . . . poke fun at our hyperbole, probably. In our defence, though, we are pretty excited by the changes that take place this month. […]

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Coming Soon to SF Gateway!

This Friday, 30th November, sees the publication of a number of eBook ‘Boxed Sets’, which we’ve designed to serve as an introduction to some major series and authors. We’re calling them – with what we’re sure you’ll agree is disarming modesty – the Gateway Collections, and you can expect to find . . . Dorsai!: […]

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SF Gateway: The Week in Blog Posts

Here’s a chance to catch up on the week’s activity from the point of view of SF Gateway, our sister site devoted to classic science fiction. On Monday, we welcomed our new social media partner, STweM to the Gateway family. Make room! Make room! On Tuesday we celebrated our SF Gateway Author of the Week, […]

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Harry Harrison

  Science Fiction lost one if its greats towards the end of the Summer of 2012, when Harry Harrison passed away.  A list of his achievements would take almost a book in itself, but suffice it to say that few authors have a greatest hits to rival Harry’s: Deathworld, Bill, the Galactic Hero, the Eden […]

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RIP Harry Harrison 1925-2012

The Gollancz team is tremendously saddened at the news of Harry Harrison’s passing earlier today. A well known and well loved figure in the SF community, he will be much missed. As today’s blog post, we have a few tributes to Harry from the team.   Darren Nash says: It’s only Wednesday and already it’s a […]

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