Cover Reveal: Day Shift

We’re thrilled to share the cover for Charlaine Harris’ superb new mystery Day Shift. Set in the tiny Texas town of Midnight, everything seems peaceful enough – until Manfred Bernado gets himself swept up in a deadly investigation, bringing police, lawyers and journalists to Midnight at the worst possible moment . . . Day Shift is out in hardback, e-book and audio download on the 7th May 2015. You can find out more about Charlaine Harris by visiting her website or following her on Twitter and Facebook.

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Cover Reveal: Foul Tides Turning

We’re thrilled to share a brilliant new cover with you, for Foul Tides Turning, the second book in Stephen Hunt’s amazing Far Called adventure series. Picking up the adventure from In Dark Service (‘The ultimate test of a fantasy novel is whether you want to read further volumes, and In Dark Service succeeds magnificently’ – SFX ), this is one story you won’t want to miss! And here’s a little teaser to whet your appetite! Jacob Carnehan rescued his son from slavery but he may have started a war – one in which he is hopelessly overmatched – and his wits and…

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The 72nd Worldcon, Loncon

Gollancz is absolutely delighted to be attending LonCon 3 this weekend, in support of our very own guest of honour: Malcolm Edwards Guests of honour are selected for their outstanding contribution to the genre, and have made a wise choice for the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention. Malcolm has been a magazine, anthology and novel editor. He was one of the founders of Interzone, a contributor to the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction in addition to being the director of the Science Fiction Foundation. While working for Victor Gollancz he rose from copy-editor to Publishing Director before moving to Grafton and HarperCollins,…

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From the Archive II

The publisher Victor Gollancz was renowned for throwing fantastic parties as well as publishing exceptional novels, and we have always tried to uphold both glorious traditions. This photographic evidence of our success comes from a 1988 party held at Two Brydges Place, to celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters and Robert Holdstock’s Lavondyss. Scroll down to see David Hartwell, Ellen Kushner, Joe Haldeman, Norman Spinrad, Jo Fletcher, Brian Aldiss, Lucius Shepard, Terry Pratchett, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling raising a glass to both authors at the event. . . . if you’d like to be at the next Great…

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From the Archive: I

At Gollancz we have the considerable good fortune to publish some of the biggest and greatest names in SF and Fantasy and to work with the most amazing backlist . . . which also means we have an astonishing archive containing some brilliant behind-the-scenes correspondence with authors which stretches back for decades. Today we take real pleasure in sharing a few photos which delighted us – of Sir Arthur C. Clarke meeting Queen Elizabeth II, Pope John Paul II, and an iconic Dalek, in 1984. If you’re intrigued, you can learn more about Sir Arthur C. Clarke here.  

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