Happy Birthday, Chris Foss!
Today is the future’s birthday. Well, not quite, but for SF fans of a certain vintage, one name is synonymous with the look of the future – at least, the look of the spaceships of […]Read More
Gateway Essentials: James Blish
As we’re sure you know, yesterday we announced the creation of the Gateway Essentials list. Its continuing mission: to make it easier for us to make it easier for you to find your way through […]Read More
Announcing: The Gateway Essentials!
You’ll have seen some new cover styles popping up wherever you buy your eBooks and you might have wondered what, if anything, they meant? We’re glad you asked! This week, we launch a new initiative […]Read More
On This Day: James Blish
On this day, ninety-five years ago, the acclaimed author and critic James Blish was born in Orange, New Jersey. Best known for his Hugo Award-winning classic A Case of Conscience, Blish was one of the […]Read More
On This Day: James Blish
On this day forty years ago, James Blish died. For many years, in my early days as a science fiction reader, Blish was known to me for one thing only: he was the writer of the […]Read More
New Book of the Week: The Issue at Hand
For several years, hiding under a cloak of anonymity, the most penetrating critic of the field of magazine science fiction was known as ‘William Atheling, Jr’. it soon became a challenge to guess his real […]Read More
SFX Book Club: A Case of Conscience
WARNING: TENUOUS LINK APPROACHING! In the wake of the recent historic referendum on Scottish independence, we thought it only appropriate to consult a Scottish SF writer about a pivotal science fictional decision. So, without further […]Read More
SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: James Blish
From the vaults of The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the work of the acclaimed author and critic James Blish. trade […]Read More
Announcing the Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion!
With less than a week to go until the 2014 Worldcon and this year’s Hugo Award ceremony, we thought we’d celebrate the rich heritage of the Hugo Awards by price-promoting the eBook editions of past […]Read More
SF Gateway: the Hugo Winners
Following our posts celebrating Gollancz and SF Gateway’s BSFA, Arthur C. Clarke and Nebula Award-winning novels . . . it’s the Hugo Awards! And we’re delighted to say we have a very creditable 30 out […]Read More
SF Masterwork of the Week: A Case of Conscience
Our current Masterwork of the Week is James Blish’s seminal treatment of religion in SF, A Case of Conscience, which we are delighted to be publishing with a new introduction by Ken MacLeod, which is […]Read More
Some SF Gateway Omnibuses You Might Have Missed
As mentioned earlier, it’s seasonal down-time for the elves that run the SF Gateway website and blog, and so our skeleton staff* would just like to highlight a few omnibuses you might have missed. Here’s […]Read More