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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Team: - July 25th, 2014
Competition, Friday Reads

Check out Team Gollancz’s stack of Friday Reads for this week…

Blood Music by Greg Bear

The House of War and Witness by Mike Carey, Linda Carey and Louise Carey

Beauty by Sarah Pinborough

The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Stones of Aran: Pilgrimage by Tim Robinson

Terra’s World by Mitch Benn

How to Train Your Dragon- Cressida Cowell

For a bit of added Friday fun, can you guess which member of the Gollancz team is reading which book? This week we have books … More

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Androids Will Dream of Electric Sheep . . .

Gollancz Team: - May 30th, 2014
Competition, News, Philip K. Dick, Science Fiction, SF Gateway

. . . real soon now!

As alluded to on Wednesday on the SF Gateway blog, we have news of an androidal nature. And it is this: BBC Radio 4 will be airing a new adaptation of Philip K. Dick‘s seminal Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in just a couple of weeks.

As part of their Dangerous Visions season, BBC Radio 4 will present More

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Why you should all be reading Outlander

Gollancz Team: - May 27th, 2014
Competition, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction

Calling all Outlander fans, we’ve got a special guest post from our sister imprint, Orion. If you’re a fan of the series you know that the next installment Written in my own Heart’s Blood is due out on the 10th June. Not sure what  Outlander is about? We’ve got a blog post from non-fiction editor, Jillian Young who loved these series long before she joined Orion! Here are the reasons why you should be reading Outlander right … More

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Paul McAuley: Chapter One of The Confluence Trilogy

Gollancz Team: - February 27th, 2014
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Last week, Paul wrote us a brilliant guest blog piece to celebrate the publication of The Confluence Trilogy. The omnibus of the classic trilogy is available now, and you can start reading now.

There’s a little more about the trilogy below, and don’t forget to enter the competition below to win some signed copies by midnight tonight. If you entered last week there’s no need to enter again. Good luck!

Confluence – a long, narrow, artificial … More

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Metro 2034 – and you think the Northern Line’s bad…

Gollancz Team: - February 20th, 2014
Competition, Science Fiction

metro 2034

I first came across Dimitry Glukhovsky’s Metro 2033 courtesy of a conversation with Sascha Mamzcak, the publisher of the Heyne genre list in Germany. He told me about this dark and violent post-apocalyptic SF thriller set amongst the last survivors of humankind as they battle for survival against monsters and themselves in the abandoned stations and tunnels of the Moscow Metro. The book, originally self-published by Dmitry and then taken up by a big Russian publishers had … More

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