Ben Aaronovitch is the author of the PC Peter Grant series of novels (Rivers of London, Moon Over Soho, Whispers Under Ground and the most recent, Broken Homes).
He was born and raised in London, where he still resides, and his love for the city is reflected throughout the series.
Ben has also previously written for television and worked as a bookseller.
Find out more on his website, or follow him on Twitter @Ben_Aaronovitch.
You can also find out more about each of his books by clicking on their titles above.
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
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Gollancz are running some exciting events this autumn, so we thought it only fair to share a round-up with you. Lots of chances to meet some of your favourite authors and get one (or many) books signed – don’t miss out!
Brighton, Thursday 31st October
Pat will be signing books and offering an opportunity to ask him a question you’ve been dying to know the answer to at Waterstones Brighton on 31st October, 12:30pm. You can find out more … More
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At the end of this month, we’re going to be publishing an expanded edition of Behind the Sofa, a collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who. All the royalties will go to Alzheimer’s Research UK, as co-ordinator Steve Berry’s chosen charity, and the book also includes a foreword from Terry Pratchett. We have another celebrity memory to share today from Gollancz author Ben Aaronovitch, and if you missed Neil Gaiman’s memory you can catch up … More
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Our lovely publicity intern, Jessica, has shared her experiences of being asked along to the Ben Aaronovitch book launch last week, to celebrate the release of the fourth Peter Grant novel, Broken Homes. You can follow Jessica on Twitter, and check out her fantastic blog here. And whilst we’re on the subject of Mr. Aaronovitch, if you missed his brilliant interview on the BBC this week, you can watch it below.
Intern Blog: My … More
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Broken Homes is out in bookshops today and we couldn’t be more excited to share this fantastic new PC Peter Grant adventure with you. To celebrate we returned to the bookshop where the adventure began. Some of you may not know this, but Ben Aaronovitch, a former Waterstones bookseller, came up for the idea for the Peter Grant series while stacking books in Waterstones Garrick Street (Covent Garden).
Today, Team Gollancz, Team Waterstones Garrick Street and Ben himself … More
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