Happy Publication Day 19th October!

It’s publication day! And we’ve got something for everyone: fast-paced, action-packed military SF, a lyrical modern fairy tale, a scarily prescient take on climate change, the epic conclusion to a long-running fantasy series and a new addition to the seminal SF Masterworks collection. The Bastard Legion: Friendly Fire by Gavin Smith A ‘Dirty Dozen’ or […]

Happy Publication Day 9th February 2017!

Welcome to another publication day! It’s time to visit the mysterious deserts of Sharakai where the shifting sands betray the unwary and Çeda continues her quest for vengeance against the godlike kings . . . while for all of you who like your books a bit more portable we’ve got some fantastic titles out in […]

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From the Archives: Pat Cadigan’s FOOLS: A Review by Paul McAuley

Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner, Paul McAuley, in addition to being one of SF’s finest writers, is also an astute judge of a good book. Here, he reviews fellow-Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner Pat Cadigan‘s Fools, which won the award in 1995 . . . Fools, Pat Cadigan‘s third novel, is set in the same milieu as […]

Unknowability A Guest Post By Paul McAuley

We are thrilled to welcome Paul McAuley back to the Gollancz Blog. In this guest post Paul McAuley answers one of the most important questions of our time: why do we write about aliens? Read on and find out . . . What do we write about when we write about aliens? Of course, we […]

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Happy Publication Day 12th May 2016

We’re thrilled to be releasing a bumper crop of books today – head to your bookshop or favourite website for a selection of the best of SF and fantasy. This week Gollancz has everything you might need, from one of the best-known classics of SF to the culmination of an epic ten-book fantasy series with […]

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Masterworks Spotlight: Fairyland

Twenty years after it won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, we are delighted to welcome Paul McAuley‘s extraordinary Fairyland to the SF Masterworks list! The 21st century. Europe is divided between the First World bourgeoisie, made rich by nanotechnology and the cheap versatile slave labour of genetically engineered Dolls and the Fourth World of refugees […]

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Happy Publication Day 21st April 2016!

On this Thursday, 21 April, let it be known that two absolutely corking sequels have been released into the science fiction wilds. Go forth and hunt them down! The first is by the modern master of SF, Paul McAuley, who takes you Into Everywhere with the Jackaroo. Are they really here to help us? Then […]

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Praise for Paul McAuley’s Something Coming Through

In case you missed it, earlier this year we published the amazing Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley. We said it’s amazing . . . and we were far from the only ones! Take a look at the amazing quotes below and let them tempt you to give Something Coming Through a try. ‘Something Coming […]

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Paul McAuley discusses Something Coming Through

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant Paul McAuley  to the Gollancz Blog with a special guest post about Something Coming Through. The first glimmer came in a short story, ‘Dust’, written for an anthology celebrating the classic science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Like the film, my story was about the powers and perils of ancient […]

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Start reading Paul McAuley’s stunning Something Coming Through

We’re thrilled to have released the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through in mmp this year. Paul McAuley has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. Something Coming Through is all of those things, but also marks a bit […]

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Happy Publication Day 14th January 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to Foul Tide’s Turning and Something Coming Through out in paperback. Filled with action, adventure, new worlds and extraordinary characters, we know you’ll want to add these unforgettable books to your shelves. Foul Tide’s Turning by Stephen Hunt An exceptional adventure is about to become an […]

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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 […]

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Into Everywhere Cover Reveal

We’re thrilled to reveal the cover for Into Everywhere, Paul McAuley’s standalone SF thriller set in the universe of his best selling Something Coming Through. Featuring the return of the mysterious alien Jackaroo – who claim they’re only here to help humanity, and might not be lying – Into Everywhere is a space-spanning investigation into […]

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The Martian: What to Read Next

So you’ve just read or seen The Martian and you’re now having Red Planet withrawal symptoms?  Can’t go another day without more Marsie goodness?  Fear not!  The Gateway doctor is in, and do we have a prescription for you! Whether your chosen medicine is a book set on a scientifically-accurate Mars, a romantic vision of […]

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SFX Book Club: Childhood’s End (Reposted)

With Childhood’s End as our current Title Spotlight and a SyFy TV mini-series coming later in the year, we thought it an opportune time to republish Arthur C. Clarke Award-winner Paul McAuley’s take on this seminal classic, as originally written for our good friends at SFX and their excellent Book Club feature: Arthur C Clarke’s […]

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