Team Gollancz Friday Reads
This weekend Team Gollancz are reading a delightfully eclectic selection.. Sophie – Rawblood by Catriona Ward Graeme – Pump Six by Paolo Bacigalupi Amy – Poseidon’s Wake by Alastair Reynolds Jen –All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Darren – Bill The Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison Simon – A History of Ancient Britain by Neil Oliver Marcus […]
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 […]
Cover Reveal: Poseidon’s Wake
We are thrilled to reveal the cover for the brand new novel by Alastair Reynolds, Poseidon’s Wake. This stunning stand-alone novel follows two extraordinary characters as they begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Completing the informal trilogy which began with Blue Remembered Earth and On the Steel Breeze, this is a powerful ending […]
Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors
Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here. The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Stephen Baxter – Proxima Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires Christopher […]
Friday Reads: So Many Books!
Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend.
Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or by tweeting us @gollancz
Gillian: Secret Alastair Reynolds novel on her Kindle
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A very Happy Publication Day for Dr Who fans
Gollancz is thrilled to be publishing two very different but equally excellent Doctor Who related books today, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Both have been published before in different forms, but both are hugely worthy additions to our list. First is BEHIND THE SOFA, the collection of celebrity memories of […]
On the Steel Breeze: Chapter Four
The fantastic On the Steel Breeze by Alastair Reynolds is out this week, and we are of course letting you into a little more of his world. We have an extract from chapter four below – and you can read the rest on Thursday when it’s out! To read the extract, just click here.
On the Steel Breeze: Chapter 3, and the Founding Fathers of Rocketry
Today we’re delighted to be able to give you an extract from Al Reynolds’ awesome new novel On The Steel Breeze. This is a vision for how we might use technology to finally escape our solar system and move out into the Universe. It’s a story fraught with very human tensions and dangers, but it […]
On the Steel Breeze – Chapter 2
It’s time to share chapter two of Alastair Reynolds’ brilliant new SF novel, On the Steel Breeze. This is an absolute must-read for fans of epic SF, particularly if you are prepared to have your mind blown – we’re confident that this could redefine Space Opera. If you missed out on chapter one, fear not, […]
On the Steel Breeze: Chapter 1
We’re delighted to be able to give a sneak preview of Al Reynolds’ new SF novel, On the Steel Breeze. It’s a glorious tale of betrayal and deceit aboard a flotilla of hollowed-out asteroids as they take millions of people to start a new world on a far distant planet at one seventh the speed […]
The John W. Campbell Award Nominations
And the Gollancz nominations for the John W. Campbell Award are…
Science Fiction: Rumours of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
About a month ago, eminent critic and former Arthur C. Clarke Award administrator, Paul Kincaid, wrote this review of various ‘Year’s Best SF’ collections in the Los Angeles Times. It’s fair to say he provoked a certain amount of conversation in response. Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe, for example, discussed the review at length […]
Friday Reads: Bank Holiday Edition!
Happy Friday Gollancz Blog readers and welcome back to our weekly #FridayReads wherein a member of Team Gollancz shares with you a book we can’t stop talking about. Whether it’s an upcoming new release, an old favourite or a hot genre title this is the place for to find your perfect weekend reading selection. This […]
Before Christmas we tried a little experiment. Lots of people get eBook readers for Christmas, we thought, and lots of people like our books. What can we do to provide our readers with a bit of a saving, and give them the chance to splurge out their Christmas money on some wonderful titles? So we […]