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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.


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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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds.

The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain of an experimental airship and crash survivor who leads an expedition to explore Jupiter’s atmosphere. Picking up Clarke’s themes of … More

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Cover Reveal: Poseidon’s Wake

We are thrilled to reveal the cover for the brand new novel by Alastair Reynolds, Poseidon’s Wake. This stunning stand-alone novel follows two extraordinary characters as they begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Completing the informal trilogy which began with Blue Remembered Earth and On the Steel Breeze, this is a powerful ending to a truly epic story.

We love the brand new cover look for the entire series. The covers were … More

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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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