Introducing The Rivers of London rap! Yep, you read that right!
What do you do when two talented friends tell you they’d love to write, compose and record a rap song based on your novels? Well you say yes of course. Especially if your novels are steeped in everything that makes London the rich multi-cultural city that it is.
If your know the books you’ll definitely recognise their world from this song. And as a sharp and amusing … More
This week Simon Spanton looks back at the masterpiece that is Mythago Wood.
Rob Holdstock died on this day in 2009. It was, of course, far too soon and a massive loss to his family and friends. But we also lost one of this country’s finest fantasists. Our Friday Reads blog today really couldn’t be for any book other than Rob’s masterpiece, Mythago Wood.
I read this book for the first time in about 1986. Perhaps 1987. I came … More
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As you can imagine, certain members of the Gollancz team are very excitable about the 50th Anniversary celebrations for Doctor Who, not least because we’ve published a book about it. Behind the Sofa collates lots of celebrity memories of watching the Doctor, and we wanted to share our own.
Jon Weir, was a publicity manager like no other. Whether in his endless energy on tour, his fierceness with hotels on behalf of authors, his endless list of contacts, his friendships with everyone in the genre, his frankly alarming knowledge of obscure geek TV or in his undying love of Wonder Woman, he was… well he was very much Jon Weir. But in a very much Jon Weir moment Jon has followed his heart and gone to live … More
When Adam first told me about his new novel he described it as being ‘the one with the talking cat’. Now this may ring alarm bells with you and a few years ago it would have done with me as well. But I have since learned not to take Adam’s pitches at face value: whatever he says his new book is about it rarely is. Well it is, but just not in the way you thought (or feared) it might … More