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Blending Fantasy and Mystery: A Guest Post by Charlaine Harris

Gollancz Team: - April 14th, 2015
Author Post, Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy

We are delighted to welcome Charlaine Harris back to the Gollancz Blog to tell us all about her new series set in Midnight, Texas. The Midnight series blends Fantasy and Mystery in Charlaine’s trademark way. But you don’t need to take our word for it, here’s Charlaine to tell you more about the series and the art of blending Fantasy and Mystery. 

There are several different ways to approach blending any two genres, but in the case of blending fantasy … More

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Calling all Game of Thrones fans!

Gollancz Team: - April 13th, 2015
Fantasy, TV shows

 We are delighted to be able to share a post with you from the extras of HBO’s Game of Thrones. All this week we will be adding new voices and new reviews of Inside Game of Thrones Volume II from the amazing extras team. 

Stephanie Dodds:’This fantastic book came along just at the  right time !  I was a newbie to Game Of Thrones, having only getting round to watching the TV show over Christmas 2014 and what … More

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Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin

Gollancz Team: - April 9th, 2015
ebooks, Fantasy, Fiction, News, Scott Lynch, Ursula K Le Guin

We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five  significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others.

Our  announcement coincides with the initial broadcast of a BBC Radio 4 Ursula K. Le Guin documentary (today, 11.30am, BBC Radio 4) where … More

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Rivers of London is taking over the capital!

Gollancz Team: - April 1st, 2015
Ben Aaronovitch, Events, Fantasy, News

Join us this month as we team up with Cityread London to make Rivers of London the book everyone in the capital is talking about.

Each April, Cityread asks London’s citizens, workers and visitors to pick up a book – the same book – and read it together. And you can get involved!

Over the next few weeks Ben Aaronovitch will tour across all 33 Boroughs, there will be immersive theatre events including a secret Folly themed Police training session at Westminster Reference … More

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Happy Publication Day: 26th March 2015

Gollancz Team: - March 26th, 2015
Book Birthday, Fantasy, Fiction, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction, Ursula K Le Guin

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF and Ursula K. Le Guin’s HUGO AWARD-winning tale of colonisation and oppression. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got two unmissible new books to pick up or downloand from your local  bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer. 

The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin- The must-read Hugo … More

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