Christmas Reads for Classic SF and Fantasy Fans

Looking for the perfect present for fans of Classic SF? Look no further! We’ve got 10 books guaranteed to make their Christmas. Get ready to gift some great reads.     Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick’s classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER is a must have for any fan of Classic SF. World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn’t ‘retiring’ them with his laser weapon,…

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Author of the Week: Ursula K. Le Guin!

Readers of the Gollancz blog should need no introduction to Ursula K. Le Guin. Nor should they need us to tell them how important she is to modern literature – both within genre and without. They certainly shouldn’t need us to tell them that, over a long and distinguished career, she has won a staggering five Hugos, six Nebulas, two World Fantasy Awards, three James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awards, a Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and more Locus Awards than you could count even if you took your shoes and socks off. All this week we will be celebrating the great…

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Gateway Expands!

We are delighted to announce the addition of some of the world’s finest SF & Fantasy authors to Gateway! As some of you may know, Gateway’s parent company is the Orion Publishing Group. Orion is, in turn, owned by the Hachette UK Group, which also owns Little, Brown, Hodder & Stoughton and Headline publishers, among others. Little, Brown is home to one of the UK’s major SFF imprints, our friends at Orbit, who publish such genre heavyweights as Iain M. Banks, Terry Brooks, David Gemmell, Robert Jordan and Elizabeth Moon – again, among others. Hodder & Stoughton and Headline are…

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Announcing the Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion!

With less than a week to go until the 2014 Worldcon and this year’s Hugo Award ceremony, we thought we’d celebrate the rich heritage of the Hugo Awards by price-promoting the eBook editions of past Hugo winners from both Gollancz and the SF Gateway imprints.  Between the two lists, we have a very creditable 30 of 62 titles, including the very first and (until August 17th, at least) the most recent winners. Today we’re looking at our four winners from the 1950s: 1953 The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester (SF Masterworks paperback edition only) In the 24th century, the head of a solar system-spanning…

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Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion: the 1970s

Like the 1960s, the 1970s proved to be a fruitful decade for Gateway authors at the Hugo Awards. We publish eight of the total 10 winners, with seven of those also part of our SF Masterworks series. Our Hugo eBook promotion continues, but only for a limited time: grab any of the eBook editions of the below titles for £2.99 until August 17th! 1971 Ringworld, Larry Niven (SF Masterworks paperback edition only) Also the winner of the 1971 Nebula Award, Ringworld is the most important novel in Niven’s seminal future history, Tales of Known Space. Ringworld is the most stunning artefact…

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