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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.


Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors

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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Friday Reads: So Many Books!

Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend.

Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by tweeting us @gollancz

 

 

friday readsHarriet: Beauty

Emily: Wyrd Sisters

Darren: A Case of Conscience

Simon: Cyberbad Days

Charlie: The Adjacent

Jen: The Queen of the Dark Things

Gillian: Secret Alastair Reynolds novel on her Kindle

 

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Gollancz’s March Digital Deals

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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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A very Happy Publication Day for Dr Who fans


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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On the Steel Breeze: Chapter Four

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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