The Gollancz Advent Calendar Giveaway!

We’re counting down to Christmas in style with the return of The Gollancz Advent Calendar. Join us every day as we reveal a new title in our giant Christmas giveaway. To enter our giveaway follow the directions below.   1st December:  Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson More than 300 years after the events of the The Final Empire shaped Scadrial, Waxillium Ladrian has returned to the capital city of Elendel. Crisscrossed by canals and railways and towers which reach for the sky, it’s still a city of dangers and of magic; Allomancy and Feruchemy can still change the world…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Gollancz

Well, that’s pretty much it for Team Gollancz – the last few mince pies are being eaten, the robot has passed out in the corner after one too many glasses of prosecco, and the elves are shooting arrows at anyone who thinks they’re helping Father Christmas. Many thanks to all of you who’ve supported us over the year, be you author, agent, publisher or (our favourite) reader. We’ve published some pretty great books, although we say so ourselves, and next year is shaping up to be another good one. As we’ll be telling you repeatedly. So go, enjoy the last…

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A Christmas Gift Guide from Gollancz

Ho ho ho! The Gollancz elves have been busy making awesome books all year, and here they are to share with you some gift ideas for Christmas, for those of you who have left their shopping until the last moment, or feel like it’s time to treat yourself… Darren THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi The first Gollancz book I read after joining three years ago, this is a stunning debut that grips from the very first line: “As always, before the warmind and I shoot each other, I try to make small talk.” Skill, lyricism, action, invention . . .…

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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 – let’s talk about important and serious things! So: it turns out there’s this world, it’s completely flat, and it’s balanced on the backs of four enormous elephants, which stand on the shell of a great space turtle as it . . . hey! Where…

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