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Robert Sheckley

Gateway Essentials: Robert Sheckley

Robert Sheckley was born and educated in New York. He received an undergraduate degree from New York University in 1951 after a varied career that included time spent as a landscape gardener, a milkman and a stint in the US Army. He published his first story, ‘Final Examination’ for Imagination in May 1952 and quickly […]

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Galactic Journey: Store of Infinity

We began the week with a nod to the wonderful Galactic Journey and have decided to bookend our first week back with another post from the same source. As we’re sure you know by now, Galactic Journey is the journal of an intrepid time traveller, who is reviewing the 1960’s SF magazines as if they were […]

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Apologies: Data Feed Error

Many apologies to those who were expecting to be able to find a tranche of new titles published at the end of last week – including a batch of books by the late, great Robert Sheckley. We seem to have suffered a data feed error, so the information that poweres the SF Gateway website hasn’t […]

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The 10th Victim

This is a public service announcement. Fans of classic SF cinema need to know that today sees the release of the dual-format DVD & Blu-Ray version of The 10th Victim, Elio Petri‘s 1965 film, starring Ursula Andress and based on Robert Sheckley‘s story ‘The Seventh Victim’. Here’s the catalogue copy: Set in the near future, […]

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