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From the Archives: Editors’ Choice: A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg

This week’s Editors’ Choice is Robert Silverberg‘s wonderful A Time of Changes. In the far future, humanity has spread across the galaxy to worlds that began as colonies, but now feel like home, each with its own long history of a thousand years or more, and each with its own unique culture. One of the […]

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Editors’ Choice: Darwinia by Robert Charles Wilson

Nothing reminds me that we’re living in the future quite as much as writing a sentence like ‘I read Darwinia towards the end of last century’.  Sure, I know the 21st century is only a dozen years old but it still sounds kind of . . . epochal.  And I don’t want to hear any […]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

I beg your pardon. Are you accusing us of a club-fisted David Bowie reference in a shameless attempt to attract traffic and move ourselves up the search results? We’ve never been so insulted in all our life . . . but in the words of one Bilbo Baggins of Hobbiton (via New Zealand): ‘Fair enough.’ […]

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Editors’ Choice: Pat Cadigan’s Patterns

  Pat Cadigan should need no introduction to anyone serious about science fiction. She has twice won the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award – in 1992 for Synners, and then again in 1995 for Fools – and has been shortlisted multiple times for the Hugo, Nebula, Philip K. Dick, BSFA, World Fantasy and Theodore Sturgeon Awards, […]

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Editors’ Choice: A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg

This week’s Editors’ Choice is Robert Silverberg‘s wonderful A Time of Changes.   In the far future, humanity has spread across the galaxy to worlds that began as colonies, but now feel like home, each with its own long history of a thousand years or more, and each with its own unique culture. One of […]

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Editors’ Choice: Cowboy Angels by Paul McAuley

  This week’s SF Gateway Editors’ Choice comes, controversially, from the 21st century: Cowboy Angels by the Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick and John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winning author Paul McAuley.   It is 1984 in the United States of America. Not our version of America, but an America that calls itself the Real, […]

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SF Gateway Editors’ Choice

A little note about this week’s Editors’ Choice: I first encountered Bob Shaw‘s work via a short-lived comic – Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction. The stories were framed by a narrative device based on ‘slow glass’ – loosely adapted from Shaw’s Other Days, Other Eyes (sadly, the only one of his works we were unable […]

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SF Gateway Editors’ Choice: The Shadow of the Torturer

  The SF Gateway Editors’ Choice this week is The Shadow of the Torturer, the first volume of Gene Wolfe‘s extraordinary Book of the New Sun sequence. The Shadow of the Torturer won the World Fantasy Award in 1981 and the BSFA Award the year after, and the subsequent volumes (The Claw of the Conciliator, The […]

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