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.
We are delighted to announce that in a major deal, we have acquired publishing rights from the Zeno Agency for the seventh and eighth books in Ben Aaronovitch‘s hugely successful Peter Grant/Rivers of London series!
Having inherited Ben from the excellent Jo Fletcher I couldn’t be happier that we’ve been able to move things on so well from the excellent start Ben had at Gollancz. Peter Grant and co have become firm favourites in-house (often … More
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In the last of our series of sneak peeks at Gollancz’s 2014 schedule, our focus turns to ongoing series. We’re thrilled as always to have so many authors and series returning, and the books below are all eagerly awaited by their fans. If you haven’t tried any of these series yet, you’re missing out!
Metro 2033 – the novel on which the best-selling computer game was based – has been a sleeper hit for … More
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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
Tags: Ben Aaronovitch, Doc Brown, Mikis Michaelides, PC Peter Grant, Peter Nightingale, Rivers of London, Rivers of London Rap
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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
Tags: Behind the Sofa, Ben Aaronovitch, Dr Who, Events, Holly Black, News, Pat Rothfuss signing, Scott Lynch, signings
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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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