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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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Writing Dystopian Coming of Age Fiction

Gollancz Team: - March 10th, 2015
Author Post, Fiction, Guest Post

This week on the blog we’ve got two very different guests posts about YA (or not YA) and coming of age in dystopia fiction. We’ve invited Antonia Honeywell, whose book The Ship is published by our sister imprint, W&N, to tell us about the process of writing YA Dystopian Fiction. Tomorrow Sarah Pinborough will be back on the blog discussing YA or not YA. Londoners can see both Antonia,  Sarah and an incredible line up of authors … More

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Our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, Graham Joyce, Joe Hill, Mary Gentle, Masterworks, News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a holiday all about love. This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d mark the occasion by sharing  some of our favourite unlikely romances in SFF. What do we mean by unlikely romances? We mean romantic plots/relationships in books not known for their romances. Here are our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF. 

The Cold Commands by Richard Morgan - Ringil is an aristocrat, he has it all. But he is also gay in … More

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Welcome to The Great Zoo of China

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Extract, Fantasy, Fiction, Other, Science Fiction

This week, our brethren at Orion Fiction are excited to publish The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly. A best seller both here and abroad, his new book comes with the simplest, may microphone dropping, pitch a publisher (and reader) could ask for: Jurassic Park… with Dragons!

Prepare for blurbness…

It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for 40 years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world.

Now … More

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#WeirdLondon- Celebrating Favourite London Based Novels

Gollancz Team: - February 4th, 2015
Ben Aaronovitch, Fantasy, Fiction, Other

London, any city in fact, is a coming together of many, many stories. Writers of the fantastic have long been fascinated by the potential of cities as locales for their stories but London, with its unique combination of great age, many cultures and continuing significance, has been the setting for perhaps more than its fair share of stories of the strange, surreal and fantastic.

From tales of other Londons existing alongside the city we know, to ghost stories, to metaphysical horror, … More

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