Christopher Priest’s novels have built him an inimitable dual reputation as a contemporary literary novelist and a leading figure in modern SF and fantasy. His novel THE PRESTIGE is unique in winning both a major literary prize (THE JAMES TAIT BLACK AWARD and a major genre prize THE WORLD FANTASY AWARD); THE SEPARATION won both the ARTHUR C. CLARKE and the BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION AWARDS. THE ISLANDERS won both the BSFA and John W. Campbell awards. He was selected for the original BEST OF YOUNG BRITISH NOVELISTS in1983.
You can find out more about Christopher Priest by visiting his website: http://www.christopher-priest.co.uk/
We’re delighted to reveal the cover for the new novel from the multiple award-winning Christopher Priest. Feast your eyes on THE GRADUAL!
In this latest novel from one of the UK’s greatest writers we return to the Dream Archipelago, a string of islands that no one can map or explain. Alesandro Sussken is a composer, and we see his life as he grows up in a fascist state constantly at war with another equally faceless opponent. His brother is sent off … More
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We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!.
Michael G. Coney Gateway Omnibus: From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction … More
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Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.
The Gollancz nominees are as follows:
Stephen Baxter – Proxima
Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise
Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires
Christopher Priest – The Adjacent
Alastair Reynolds – On the Steel Breeze
The winner will be announced at the Campbell Conference on 13th June. … More
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Gollancz is thrilled to report that two of our titles have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke award, the UK’s most prestigious SF award:
The Adjacent, by Christopher Priest
The Disestablishment of Paradise, by Phillip Mann
They were joined on last night’s shortlist by:
Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
Nexus, by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot)
God’s War, by Kameron Hurley (Del Rey)
The Machine, by James Smythe (Blue Door)
Congratulations to all of the authors, and we look forward to discovering the identity of the winner on the 1st of May at the award ceremony! Thanks to the judges and organisers, too, for an interesting and varied list.
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To mark the 70th birthday of Christopher Priest, the acclaimed author of The Affirmation, The Prestige, The Islanders (winner of both the BSFA amd John W. Campbell Awards for Best SF Novel) and, most recently, The Adjacent we thought we’d celebrate another figure, from another, adjacent world.
Today is the70th birthday of one of the legends of the music hall, a giant of vaudeville. A man who made magic a curiously British affair. … More
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