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Films and books – exploring parallel universes

We interrupt your normal Friday Reads with a special post.

Today Gollancz says farewell (for now) to Mark Stay who is off to have adventures in film making and become our future Robot Overlord! Mark is an integral part to the Gollancz Team and we’re going to miss him terribly. We also couldn’t be happier for him. Good luck, Mark!

Now, we’ll let Mark tell you a little but more books, films and robots! 

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SFX magazine’s Dave Bradley considers how the SF world has changed in the 100 issues since he became editor

  Today we’re over the moon to be wishing Dave Bradley, Editor-in-Chief of SFX, friend to Gollancz, and all-round superstar a very, very happy 140th birthday indeed! For he has not just marked his 40th […]

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Friday Reads: READY PLAYER ONE

This week I’ve been reading Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. This got quite a lot of coverage in the genre press last year, and a fair bit of mainstream attention as well. I’ve had […]

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Silent Running – a timely film?

Alastair Reynolds’ latest novel, Blue Remembered Earth, revealed not just a compelling vision of a possible future and a flair for adventure but also an abiding interest in ecology. It’s no surprise then, that Alastair […]

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How I wrote In The Mouth Of The Whale- Paul McAuley

In The Mouth of the Whale, like most of my novels, began with an image. In this case a gigantic cylindrical construct hung in the atmosphere of a gas giant planet, with spidery drones working […]

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Blue Remembered Earth- Chapter Three

The woman from the bank apologised for keeping him waiting, although in fact it had been no more than minutes. Her name was Marjorie Hu, and she appeared genuinely keen to be of assistance, as […]

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