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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]