Exciting News from Gollancz
We are delighted to announce that Gillian Redfearn is promoted to Publishing Director of Gollancz, with immediate effect. Since becoming Deputy Publishing Director in 2013 Gillian has done an outstanding job in bringing better focus and organisation to the Gollancz list. In her new role, Simon Spanton (Associate Publisher), Darren Nash (Digital Publisher), Marcus Gipps […]Read More
2014: The Continuing Series
In the last of our series of sneak peeks at Gollancz’s 2014 schedule, our focus turns to ongoing series. We’re thrilled as always to have so many authors and series returning, and the books below are all eagerly awaited by their fans. If you haven’t tried any of these series yet, you’re missing out! Metro […]Read More
Debuts of 2014
New Year, new author. Well five new authors in fact. We thought we’d kick off 2014 with a brief introduction to the five authors we’re proud to be bringing to you for the first time on the Gollancz list this year. Whether you like SF thrillers, high fantasy, epic fantasy with a sharp twist, time […]Read More
A Christmas Gift Guide from Gollancz
Ho ho ho! The Gollancz elves have been busy making awesome books all year, and here they are to share with you some gift ideas for Christmas, for those of you who have left their shopping until the last moment, or feel like it’s time to treat yourself… Darren THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi The […]Read More
Writes of Passage
We’ve all seen them. Those lists of the 100 books you should have read by now, or before you die. They’re often shared with laughter at how many (or likely, how few) have been read, and what is always, inevitably, missing from the list… So here’s a chance to influence one of those lists. World […]Read More
Remembering Sir Patrick Moore
It is a year ago today that we lost one of the most enduring, best-loved and eccentric popularisers of science of the television era. Before there was Professor Brian Cox, before the excellent Neil deGrasse Tyson, before Carl Sagan, before the national treasure that is Sir David Attenborough, there was Sir Patrick Moore. Born in […]Read More
On the first day of Geekmas Gollancz gave to me . . .
Hark! What’s that we hear? Could it be the sound of our readers sighing as we announce our 12 Days of Geekmas (#12daysofGeekmas) here on the Gollancz blog? Over the next two and a half weeks we’ll be running an epic countdown to Christmas (or, at least, of our last days in the office before Christmas).
Check back here every day, as we reveal which book we’re adding our fabulous office book tree, and fill in the form below for you chance to win ALL of the featured books in one stunning Christmas bundle.
But, that’s not all! Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win a copy of our book of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details on the daily giveaway; today we have two unsigned copies of the special Christmas edition of Joe Hill’s NOS4R2 to be won.
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22nd November, 1963
It was fifty years ago, today, that US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated as his motorcade moved through Dealey Plaza, in Dallas, Texas. The shots – three of them – were fired by former US marine and communist-sympathiser, Lee Harvey Oswald, from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository building . . […]Read More
Battlefield 4: Countdown to War
Christmas season is coming and our minds are churning with the possibilities of what to buy for our friends and family and, more importantly, what’s awaiting us under the tree. Well, whether you’re thinking of yourself or thinking of others, Father Gollancz has it all covered because how better a way to deal with the […]Read More
Happy Sputnik Day
On October 4th, 1957, the Space Race burst into life, with early honours for the Soviet Union. The launch of Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite, was a landmark in our species’ history – and it’s probably fair to say it took a few people by surprise . . . What it also did […]Read More
Republic of Thieves Teaser 1 . . .
Not long to go now until the publication of The Republic of Thieves (10th October 2013).
Things are looking pretty dire in our first teaser . . . it’s possible only your pre-order (yes, you! ) can save Locke Lamora . . . (:grin:)
Visit the blog over the next two weeks as we reveal a series of exclusive teaser quotes, our Republic of Thieves trailer, our Red Seas Under Red Skies Read Along and much more . . .
Oh, and did we mention you can pre-order your copy today?
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Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
Gollancz is pleased to bring you a blog post about the future, from the pen of the talented Joe Abercrombie. In this, as with his ongoing adult publishing with Gollancz, Joe has our complete support. Over to Mr Abercrombie! What does an obsessive workaholic writer do with six months off? Writes a book, of course. […]Read More