W&N Fiction

Alastair Reynolds

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.


Read the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles!

We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by … More

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The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!

We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below.

 

1st December:  Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

More than 300 years after the events of the The Final Empire shaped Scadrial, Waxillium Ladrian has returned to the capital city of Elendel. Crisscrossed by canals and railways … More

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Cover Reveal: The Medusa Chronicles

We are thrilled to be able to share the cover for one of the most anticipated SF books of 2016 – Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynold’s The Medusa Chronicles.

Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by two of our greatest SF authors, Stephen … More

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Enter the world of Poseidon’s Wake

Looking for something to read over the Bank Holiday Weekend? Discover the brand new novel Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds (out now bookshops and online) . Regardless of the weather this weekend, Poseidon’s Wake is a book we know you’ll want to read either in the sunshine or indoors hiding … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

 This weekend Team Gollancz are reading a delightfully eclectic selection..

Sophie – Rawblood by Catriona Ward

Graeme – Pump Six by Paolo Bacigalupi

Amy – Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds

Jen –All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Darren – Bill The Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison

Simon – A History of Ancient Britain by Neil Oliver

Marcus – The Republic Of Thieves by Scott Lynch

What are you reading this weekend? Let us know in … More

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