This week Simon Spanton looks back at the masterpiece that is Mythago Wood.
Rob Holdstock died on this day in 2009. It was, of course, far too soon and a massive loss to his family and friends. But we also lost one of this country’s finest fantasists. Our Friday Reads blog today really couldn’t be for any book other than Rob’s masterpiece, Mythago Wood.
I read this book for the first time in about 1986. Perhaps 1987. I came … More
Tags: Eleanor & Park, Golden Boy, Mark Stay, Mythago Wood, Our Robot Overlords, Robert Holdstock, Robert Silverberg, Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynmen
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As you can imagine, certain members of the Gollancz team are very excitable about the 50th Anniversary celebrations for Doctor Who, not least because we’ve published a book about it. Behind the Sofa collates lots of celebrity memories of watching the Doctor, and we wanted to share our own.
Last night Gollancz was overjoyed to host, at Forbidden Planet London, a signing for our collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who, Behind The Sofa. We’ve already shared a few extracts over the last couple of weeks, and if you have any interest in Doctor Who, urge you to pick it up. It’s all for a good cause, as all royalties go to Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Joining us at Forbidden Planet were Katy Manning and Sophie … More
Tags: Al Murray, Behind the Sofa, Ben Aaronovitch, Doctor Who, Forbidden Planet, Madame De Pompadour, Richard Herring, Rufus Houng, Science Fiction, signing, Sophia Myles, Sophie Aldred, Steve Berry
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Gollancz is thrilled to be publishing two very different but equally excellent Doctor Who related books today, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Both have been published before in different forms, but both are hugely worthy additions to our list.
First is BEHIND THE SOFA, the collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who that we’ve been sharing extracts from over the last couple of weeks. With all royalties going to Alzheimer’s Research UK, … More
Tags: Alastair Reynolds, Alistair Reynolds, Behind the Sofa, Dr Who, Extract, publication day, Terry Pratchett
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