Alastair Reynolds was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He gave up working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. REVELATION SPACE and PUSHING ICE were shortlisted for the ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD; REVELATION SPACE, ABSOLUTION GAP, DIAMOND DOGS and CENTURY RAIN were shortlisted for the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD and CHASM CITY won the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARD.
Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.
The Gollancz nominees are as follows:
Stephen Baxter – Proxima
Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise
Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires
Christopher Priest – The Adjacent
Alastair Reynolds – On the Steel Breeze
The winner will be announced at the Campbell Conference on 13th June. … More
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Gollancz Digital Deals for the month of March:
You can enjoy this month’s digital deals until 31st March 2014 from any of your favourite online retailers.
Please note our Gollancz Debut Deal – The Boy With the Porcelain Blade – is available for just £1.99 until 27th March 2014.
For all your Classic SF reads don’t forget to visit our sister site the SF Gateway where eBook prices start from £1.99.
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Gollancz is thrilled to be publishing two very different but equally excellent Doctor Who related books today, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Both have been published before in different forms, but both are hugely worthy additions to our list.
First is BEHIND THE SOFA, the collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who that we’ve been sharing extracts from over the last couple of weeks. With all royalties going to Alzheimer’s Research UK, … More
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The fantastic On the Steel Breeze by Alastair Reynolds is out this week, and we are of course letting you into a little more of his world. We have an extract from chapter four below – and you can read the rest on Thursday when it’s out!
To read the extract, just click here.
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