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Friday Reads: Annihilation

Gollancz Author: - April 11th, 2014
Friday Reads, Science Fiction

My Friday reads this week isn’t one of our books. Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer is published by 4th Estate (and they’re to be congratulated for producing a book that looks every bit as gorgeous and mysterious as you’d want given what’s inside).

Jeff was a writer who I’d heard a lot about, an editor and anthologist whose work I was very familiar with, but also an author of novels I’d never actually managed to get round to reading. That has now changed with … More

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Gollancz acquire new title from Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicles.

Gollancz Author: - April 10th, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy, News, Patrick Rothfuss

Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth Rights to a new title from the award-nominated Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Rothfuss. THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS is a must-read novella set in Pat Rothfuss’s extraordinary Kingkiller Universe.

With his first two Kingkiller novels, THE NAME OF THE WIND and THE WISE MAN’S FEAR, Patrick Rothfuss created the … More

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Son of the Morning: Chapter Two

Gollancz Author: - April 9th, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Mark Alder

This week we’re delighted to bring you the next chapter in our book of the month Son of the Morning. If you missed our post last week you can catch up with prologue and chapter one here. Things are heating up as the war on earth begins to spill over into Heaven and Hell.

Return to Mark Adler’s glorious world of angels and devils. Click here to read Chapter-Two.

Son of the Morning is published on … More

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Gollancz: the Arthur C. Clarke Award-winners

Gollancz Author: - April 9th, 2014
Awards, M. John Harrison, News, Paul McAuley, Richard Morgan, Science Fiction

A few weeks ago, we highlighted our success over the lifetime of the BSFA Awards, with Gollancz and SF Gateway combined having a staggering 33 of the 43 winners to date. We’re hoping that will go up to 34 out of 44, when this year’s award is announced 65th Eastercon in Glasgow, the weekend after next, with Paul McAuley‘s Evening’s Empires and Christopher … More

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Gollancz secures World Rights to publish lavishly illustrated diaries celebrating Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.

Gollancz Author: - April 8th, 2014
Acquisitions, News

pratchettGollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, in partnership with the official purveyor of merchandise from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld, The Discworld Emporium, are delighted to announce plans to publish Discworld diaries for the next three years from 2015 to 2017. With background detail and hilarious one-liners, The Discworld Diaries will help all fans of Sir Terry Pratchett keep their lives in order.

Developed in consultation with Sir Terry Pratchett, the Discworld diaries are one part diary, one part guide to the arcane practices of the funniest creation in modern fantasy.

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