Hark! What’s that we hear? Could it be the sound of our readers sighing as we announce our 12 Days of Geekmas (#12daysofGeekmas) here on the Gollancz blog? Over the next two and a half weeks we’ll be running an epic countdown to Christmas (or, at least, of our last days in the office before Christmas).
Check back here every day, as we reveal which book we’re adding our fabulous office book tree, and fill in the form below for you chance to win ALL of the featured books in one stunning Christmas bundle.
But, that’s not all! Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win a copy of our book of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details on the daily giveaway; today we have two unsigned copies of the special Christmas edition of Joe Hill’s NOS4R2 to be won.
On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .
It was fifty years ago, today, that US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated as his motorcade moved through Dealey Plaza, in Dallas, Texas. The shots – three of them – were fired by former US marine and communist-sympathiser, Lee Harvey Oswald, from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository building . . . weren’t they?
Christmas season is coming and our minds are churning with the possibilities of what to buy for our friends and family and, more importantly, what’s awaiting us under the tree. Well, whether you’re thinking of yourself or thinking of others, Father Gollancz has it all covered because how better a way to deal with the stress of family than blowing away strangers on epic shooter Battlefield 4?
The crazy kids over on our sister imprint Orion Fiction have been working … More
On October 4th, 1957, the Space Race burst into life, with early honours for the Soviet Union. The launch of Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite, was a landmark in our species’ history – and it’s probably fair to say it took a few people by surprise . . .
What it also did was to light the blue touch paper on a period of extraordinary scientific advance that would culminate – via a series … More