Happy Publication Day: 2nd August 2018!
Hi everyone, A special Discworld publication day for you all. Worried about how on earth you’re going to keep track of your life in 2019? Fear not! We have a truly spectacular diary for you to get your hands on, and you’ll even have some fun throughout the year as well . . . […]
Winner of the Discworld Colouring book competition!
To celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book we ran a competition and asked you to channel your inner artist and get out your octarine pencils. We asked you to colour in a page and submit it to us for your chance to win an image from the book hand coloured by the great Paul Kidby himself as […]
Announcing The Last Hero eBook!
Following on from our publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book and the Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Collector’s Edition 2017 Calendar, we have more good news for fans of fantasy’s greatest flat earth: Announcing the illustrated eBook edition of Terry Pratchett & Paul Kidby‘s The Last Hero! For those of you unfamiliar with this glorious […]
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book Competition!
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book, published today, is a joyous celebration of everyone’s favourite flat earth. Full of black-and-white line drawings adapted by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby, from his own fan-favourite paintings, this volume is perfect for those wanting to add their own shade of Octarine to the Discworld’s much-loved characters. To […]
Announcing Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book: Artist’s Edition!
We’re hugely excited about the imminent publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book! We’ve got copies in the office and it looks fantastic – sure to be a hit with Discworld fans keen to add a touch of their own creativity to Paul Kidby’s wonderful art. It’s that art that sets this colouring book apart […]
Gollancz Signs Up Official Colouring Book by Acclaimed Discworld Artist
We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book a colouring book of line drawings by Paul Kidby, Sir Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice. Gollancz Digital Publisher, Darren Nash, brought the rights to from Rob Wilkins at Narrativia, who own and control the exclusive multimedia and merchandising rights to all of Sir […]
Friday Reads: Halloween Reads Edition
Halloween is very nearly here. To celebrate, we asked Team Gollancz to share their favourite Halloween Reads. Did your favourite read make our list? Gillian: My perfect Halloween read is Sarah Pinborough’s award-winning novella Beauty. A little dark, a little sexy and a lot of fun, it’s a superb retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story […]
Calling all Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett fans! We need your help!
We’re delighted to announce that Gollancz will be publishing a new edition of the seminal GOOD OMENS, by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, later this year. A while ago we produced a version consistent with our Discworld Library; now, for the first time, the book will be available in Neil Gaiman’s consistent UK cover style, […]
Sir Terry Pratchett (1948 – 2015)
All at Gollancz are saddened by the news that Sir Terry Pratchett has passed away, finally succumbing to the Alzheimer’s Disease with which he was diagnosed in 2007. Our thoughts – and, we’re sure, the thoughts and prayers of his millions of fans – are with his family and friends at this difficult time. AT […]
Good Omens: What We'll Be Listening to this Christmas!
One of our favourite books (from two of our favourite authors) is GOOD OMENS, by Terry Gaiman and Neil Pratchett (or something like that), originally published by Gollancz in 1990. We recently republished it as a gorgeous small hardback, to tie in with our Terry Pratchett collection, and we have exciting news coming in the New Year […]
Cover Reveal! The Colour of Magic &The Light Fantastic
Ever since we announced the existence of the Discworld Collector’s Library, we’ve been consistently asked two things: 1. Will the books after Jingo be published in this style? and 2. Can we see the cover for The Colour of Magic? We’ve recently answered Question 1 by way of an update to the announcement (repeated below) […]
Gollancz at Eastercon – Satellite 4 is go!
It’s the Easter weekend, which means all right-minded people are off work and spending time trapped in ridiculous travel delays. Not Gollancz, though – no, we’re in Glasgow for Eastercon, the annual four-day celebration of all things SF (and beer!). Don’t forget to vote for the BSFA awards if you’re here! Attending from Gollancz are […]
Friday Reads: Five Discworld Books You Must Read
This Friday we’ve got something a bit different for our Friday Reads. Gollancz is pleased to welcome a guest blogger Scott Malthouse. Scott tackles the question of the five Discworld books you must read. There are few authors that have such a vehement and devoted fan base as Sir Terry Pratchett, and for good […]
Here's what Team Gollancz are reading this weekend!
Happy Friday, Gollancz Blog Readers! Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend. Let us know in the comments which books you’ll be tucking into this the weekend. Sophie: I missed my tube stop. I was reading at 4am. BARRICADE is an action-packed, unrelenting page turner. The novel follows two engineered artificial life forms– a pragmatic […]
On the Twelfth Day of Geekmas . . .
On the twelfth day of Christmas . . . oh, look: ‘twelfth’ has the word ‘elf’ in it! Hmm. Like a mountain made of mashed potato, this means something . . . Or, you know, not. In any event, let’s not spend another post dwelling on numbers and travelling off on completely irrelevant, illogical tangents […]