Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of A Pocketful of Crows, the first of two stunning novellas by award-winning and bestselling author Joanne M. Harris.
Gillian Redfearn, Publishing Director of Gollancz, acquired world rights (excluding Italy) from Peter Robinson of the Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency.
A Pocketful of Crows is a dark fable for adults, and a perfect read for the winter months. Beautifully written and illustrated, it was inspired by the The Brown Girl ballad (number 295 … More
Today we welcome the wonderful Joanne Harris to the blog as she shares her festive book recommendations with us
Check out what Team Gollancz are reading this bank holiday weekend (against the setting of our very shiny new offices)..
Amy – Robot Overlords by Mark Stay
Sophie – The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris
Gillian – Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock
Simon – Things That Never Happen by M. John Harrison
Marcus – Luna by Ian McDonald
Charlie – Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids by Meghan Daum
What are … More
Apparently Ragnarok is scheduled to happen on Saturday. Yep, we’re not making this up. According to experts at Jorvik Viking Centre, Ragnarok is due to happen this weekend. On the off chance that the world does end tomorrow we’ve got some rather helpful lessons from the Trickster God himself.
1. Never trust a relative
2. Never trust a friend
3.Never trust a lover
4. Never trust an artist
Basically, never trust anyone.
For more Viking Apocalypse survival tips you can read the two chapters … More