Gene Wolfe: 1931-2019
We are saddened to learn of the death of Gene Wolfe. Truly one of the quiet giants of science fiction and fantasy literature, Gene Wolfe’s influence is felt enormously and he is widely admired with many citing him as an inspiration due to the consistent high quality and intense literary achievement of his work. His […]
Happy birthday Gene Wolfe. And thank you. Again.
How best to celebrate the birthday of a much loved writer? Give people the present of one of his books. How best to recommend one of his books? Quote from it. So, in celebration of the amazing Gene Wolfe, let me recommend my favourite work of his to you by quoting randomly from it. Letting […]
Gollancz: the Nebula Award Winners
We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year by The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). As with the previous two awards, our showing in the […]
Alastair Reynolds discusses THE BOOK OF THE NEW SUN
We recently caught up with Alastair Reynolds and asked him to tell us a little bit about the Gollancz 50th title he has written the introduction for The Book of the New Sun.
Gollancz 50th: The Book of the New Sun
“It is possible I already had some presentiment of my future. The locked and rusted gate that stood before us, with wisps of river fog threading its spikes like the mountain paths, remains in my mind now as the symbol of my exile. That is why I have begun this account of it with the […]