Test Your Knowledge in the #GollanczFest Connecting Wall Quiz

Many of you have probably seen the BBC puzzle programme Only Connect, and lost countless hours yelling out answers at the television screen. But if you’re anything like us you’ve probably also spent some time lamenting the fact that so few of the puzzles are . . . how do we put this? . . . SFF Geek-friendly. Well, lament no more!  Thanks to the excellent Puzzgrid site, we’ve been able to compile our own SF-centric grid for your solving pleasure! Just to recap: sixteen clues are arranged at random in a 4-by-4 grid. Your first task is to identify…

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Happy Publication Day 25th May 2016!

It’s publication day for two of our more literary science fiction authors. The first is a modern collection of short fiction from one of the most exciting new voices in science fiction, Hannu Rajaniemi. The second is a new addition to our SF Masterworks series, which collects only the absolute best science fiction ever published, so you can be sure The Man Who Fell to Earth is a definite ‘TBR’.   Invisible Planets: Collected Fiction by Hannu Rajaniemi brings together the best short stories by the modern master who brought you The Quantum Thief, The Fractal Prince and The Causal…

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Gollancz welcomes Iain M. Banks to the SF Masterworks list

Gollancz is delighted to announce that it will be publishing an SF Masterworks edition of Iain M. Banks’ BSFA Award-winning Feersum Endjinn.  The SF Masterworks list is over 100 books strong and contains many of the finest voices in British and world science fiction. The list was founded by the Chairman of Gollancz, Malcolm Edwards, with the help of leading SF writers and editors and the goal of bringing important books back into print. The list was described by Iain M. Banks himself as ‘amazing’ and ‘genuinely the best novels from sixty years of SF’. The Masterworks edition of Feersum…

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The SF Masterworks

Because we wanted it! Because you demanded it! Because . . . well, because it’s long overdue . . . we are delighted to present a full list of current SF Masterworks for your reading and collecting pleasure. SF MASTERWORKS 10/06/1999 Earth Abides George R. Stewart PB 08/07/1999 The Demolished Man Alfred Bester PB 12/08/1999 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin PB 09/09/1999 The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut PB 11/11/1999 Behold the Man Michael Moorcock PB 11/05/2000 Man Plus Frederik Pohl PB 14/09/2000 Non-Stop Brian Aldiss PB 14/06/2010 Bring the Jubilee Ward Moore PB 19/08/2010 The Lathe of Heaven…

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