Remembering Ursula Le Guin

News of the death, at 88, of Ursula Le Guin, has been extensively reported in the media today. She had been in poor health for a while. Ursula joined the Gollancz list in 1971, and has been with us ever since, making her our longest serving author by some distance, and we are proud to be publishing two new books from her this year: DREAMS MUST EXPLAIN THEMSELVES, a selection of her best non-fiction, and THE BOOKS OF EARTHSEA, an omnibus edition of her famous Earthsea novels, illustrated by award-winning artist Charles Vess. During her publishing career she collected almost…

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Happy Publication Day 13th April 2017!

It’s publication day! Get your hands on these brilliant (and affordable) paperbacks. We’ve got a brilliant collection of novellas from Nalini Singh, an iconic, genre-busting novel joins the SF Masterworks list, and now your chance to get your hands on some brilliant books from Steph Swainston and David Devereux.   Wild Embrace: A Psy-Changeling Collection by Nalini Singh  The ‘alpha author of paranormal romance’* presents a stunningly  sensual collection of four all-new Psy-Changeling novellas, in which  taboos are broken, boundaries are crossed, and instincts prove  irresistible . . . Echo of Silence In a deep-sea station, Tazia Nerif has  found…

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Happy Publication Day 14th July 2016!

It’s a bumper day for paperbacks, which means it’s a good day for your wallet which just means you can get even more books! We have a fantasy described by Patrick Rothfuss as a ‘strange alchemy, a recipe I’ve never seen before’, two hard sf novels that will leave you both yearning for space yet terrified of it, and lastly two SF Masterworks (Gotta get ‘em all!) to add to your shelves.   Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald has been described as Game of Thrones in space with added zero-g sex and cocktails. Need we say more? THE MOON…

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