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!Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More