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Stephen Baxter

Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Northumberland with his wife.

His books for Gollancz include the Mammoth Trilogy (Mammoth, Longtusk, Icebones) and its Omnibus edition Behemoth, the A Time Odyssey series of novels, written with Arthur C. Clarke (Time’s Eye, Sunstorm, Firstborn), the Northland trilogy (Stone Spring, Bronze Summer, Iron Winter), the Time’s Tapestry series (Emperor, Conqueror, Navigator, Weaver) and the Destiny’s Children series (Coalescent, Exultant, Transcendent, Resplendent), as well as the novels Evolution, Reality Dust, Flood, Ark and Xeelee: An Omnibus.

For more information about his books, simply click on their titles above. Visit Stephen Baxter’s website at www.stephen-baxter.com.

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Read the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles!

We have a Christmas treat to for you. We are delighted to be able to share with you the first five chapters of The Medusa Chronicles, the brand new novel by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by … More

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The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!

We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below.

 

1st December:  Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

More than 300 years after the events of the The Final Empire shaped Scadrial, Waxillium Ladrian has returned to the capital city of Elendel. Crisscrossed by canals and railways … More

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Gollancz signs up sequel to The War of the Worlds from Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of World rights to The Massacre of Mankind. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought world rights from Chris Schelling of Selectric Artists.

The Massacre of Mankind is a sequel to one of the most famous and influential SF books ever – The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells. The novel is written by the multi-award-winning co-author of The Long Earth novels with Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter.

Marcus Gipps, Gollancz Commissioning Editor and the editor … More

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Cover Reveal: The Medusa Chronicles

We are thrilled to be able to share the cover for one of the most anticipated SF books of 2016 – Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynold’s The Medusa Chronicles.

Inspired by Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s short story A Meeting with Medusa, this novel, with permission from the Clarke Estate, continues the story of Commander Howard Falcon over centuries of space-exploration, interaction with AI, first contact and beyond. All brought to life by two of our greatest SF authors, Stephen … More

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Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds.

The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain of an experimental airship and crash survivor who leads an expedition to explore Jupiter’s atmosphere. Picking up Clarke’s themes of … More

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