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May the 4th be with you . . .

Gollancz Team: - May 4th, 2014
News, Science Fiction, Seasonal Posts

It’s that time of year again! International Star Wars Day!

To celebrate we’ve rounded up a collection of our favourite Star Wars gifs and images from across the Dagobah Galaxy . . .


1. Carrie Fisher discovers that Jar-Jar Binks will be in the new films.

2.  ‘I’ll show that “Star Wars Kid” how it’s done.’

3. It turned out the ‘Max Headroom’ sign wasn’t another film’s guerrilla marketing effort, after all . . .


4. Obi-wan Kenobi is the king of the Dagobah Galaxy 

5. Samuel … More

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2014: The Conclusions

Gollancz Team: - January 8th, 2014
AJ Dalton, Elspeth Cooper, Miles Cameron, Richard Morgan, Seasonal Posts, Stephen Baxter

We’re still celebrating the new year at Gollancz, and all the glorious books we have coming in 2014. Today we’re talking about some favourite Gollancz series that are concluding, in fabulous, gripping and sometimes heart-breaking style this year. 

Ultima, by the wonderful Stephen Baxter, concludes the space-exploration dulogy he began with Proxima. Our galaxy is dying and humanity has taken on the unforgiving task of colonising a new planet: Proxima IV. Addressing real issues and challenges of such colonisation, More

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Gollancz

Gollancz Team: - December 20th, 2013
Seasonal Posts

Well, that’s pretty much it for Team Gollancz – the last few mince pies are being eaten, the robot has passed out in the corner after one too many glasses of prosecco, and the elves are shooting arrows at anyone who thinks they’re helping Father Christmas. Many thanks to all of you who’ve supported us over the year, be you author, agent, publisher or (our favourite) reader. We’ve published some pretty great books, although we say so ourselves, and next … More

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A Christmas Gift Guide from Gollancz

Gollancz Team: - December 18th, 2013
Other, Seasonal Posts

Ho ho ho! The Gollancz elves have been busy making awesome books all year, and here they are to share with you some gift ideas for Christmas, for those of you who have left their shopping until the last moment, or feel like it’s time to treat yourself…


THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi

The first Gollancz book I read after joining three years ago, this is a stunning debut that grips from the very first line: “As always, before the … More

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On the Twelfth Day of Geekmas . . .

Gollancz Team: - December 17th, 2013
Competition, Seasonal Posts, Terry Pratchett

12 days of christmas

On the twelfth day of Christmas . . . oh, look: ‘twelfth’ has the word ‘elf’ in it!  Hmm. Like a mountain made of mashed potato, this means something . . .

Or, you know, not. In any event, let’s not spend another post dwelling on numbers and travelling off on completely irrelevant, illogical tangents – let’s talk about important and serious things!

So: it turns out there’s this world, it’s completely flat, and … More

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