Be one of just 30 guests to join Cityread and Ben Aaronovitch to celebrate the start of Cityread London! As well as having the opportunity to get a sneak peak of the unique piece of London’s underground past that is Royal Mail’s railway, the event will also include Peter Grant himself (aka Doc Brown) reading a short story written just for tonight, set on the Mail Rail.
The event will take place on Wednesday 25th March 6.30pm – 8.30pm at … More
Justina Robson’s new novel is the story of a mother and her two teenage daughters. But it is also a story that features an unknowable alien race of shapeshifters, an archaeological dig that holds a secret that people must die for, a matriarchal society, a world where magic may be technological and technology magical and a war that threatens to bring an end to everything.
Justina’s artful plotting, elegant prose and razor sharp ideas combine all the elements of the story … More
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week’s new titles feature ground breaking SF, omnibuses of some of the must read SF&F and thrilling fantasy. SF and Fantasy fans, we’ve got four fantastic new books to pick up or downloand from your local bookshop, library or from your preferred e-tailer.
Tags: Glorious Angels, Justina Robson, Lucius Shepard, Old Man's Ghosts, Patricia A. Mckillip, Tom Lloyd
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Check out what the folks in Team Gollancz will be reading this weekend . . .
Charlie Consider the Lobster And Other Essays by David Foster Wallace
Simon The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin
Emily Fool Moon by Jim Butcher
Harriet The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Gillian Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds
Darren Hard To Be a God by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
Marcus Son of the Morning by Mark Alder
All at Gollancz are saddened by the news that Sir Terry Pratchett has passed away, finally succumbing to the Alzheimer’s Disease with which he was diagnosed in 2007. Our thoughts – and, we’re sure, the thoughts and prayers of his millions of fans – are with his family and friends at this difficult time.
AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER.
— Terry Pratchett (@terryandrob) March 12, 2015