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Nalini Singh’s Amazing Audio

Gollancz Team: - February 27th, 2017
Audio Books, Nalini Singh

Orion’s incredible Audio Manager Paul Stark has joined us on the blog to talk about Nalini Singh’s audio books and how you can get your hands (ears?) on them.

A fair few months ago I was setting up the microphone so that Jen, our Marketing Manager, and Rachel, Nalini’s UK editor, could record an interview with New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh (the interview is available here), and I was lucky to have a chance to … More

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Happy Publication Day 16th February 2017

Gollancz Team: - February 16th, 2017
Book Birthday

This week we have two magnificent space operas for you. This is some of the best science fiction you could hope to read. The sequel to what was called ‘among the most significant works of science fiction released in recent years’ from Tom Toner comes out today alongside the new story from Alastair Reynolds, which is always a hugely exciting event! And for all you audiophiles out there, we have three Nalini Singh audiobooks coming out today.

 

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The Sound of Whispers Under Ground

Gollancz Team: - June 21st, 2012
Audio Books, Ben Aaronovitch, Book Birthday, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror

You’ve been treated to extracts and articles in the build up to the release of Ben Aaronovitch’s third Peter Grant novel, Whispers Under Ground, and it wouldn’t be a new Gollancz release without a plug for the audio edition!

In April this year I was lucky enough to head over to iD studios to meet Ben and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, reader for the series. Kobna’s a TV pro – he starred in Sirens on Channel 4, and has recently been … More

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Patrick Rothfuss, or how I learned to love audio and stopped dislocating my shoulder by carrying really really heavy hardbacks in my satchel on my way to work…

Gollancz Team: - May 29th, 2012
Extract, Fantasy, Patrick Rothfuss

Hi, my name is Paul…

Hi Paul!

Hi, my name is Paul and I’m a Rothfuss-aholic…

Well, I thought I ought to get that out of the way early.

I started working for Orion in 2007 about 7 months before first publication of THE NAME OF THE WIND and first encountered it at the London Book Fair that year. I was intrigued and asked the editor for more details and she told me that, having taken 100 pages of the first draft home … More

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Brilliant books; brilliant readers; brilliant audiobooks!

Gollancz Team: - February 20th, 2012
Alastair Reynolds, Audio Books, Ben Aaronovitch, Brandon Sanderson, Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Elspeth Cooper, Fantasy, Joe Abercrombie, Kristin Cashore, Patrick Rothfuss, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Audio publishing is, without doubt, the most fun you can have in the book world without a free bar – I mean, where else can you sit and listen to a former member of the Rocky Horror band give voice to a squirrel that sounds like it’s been taking coke (or at least overdosing on red bull)? We’re slowly recording more and more Gollancz titles for release as unabridged downloads, so we’re really pleased to have this chance to tell … More

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