Rivers of London- Chapter One
This week we’re giving you a chance to acquaint yourself with Ben Aaronovitch’s Sunday Times bestselling series of supernatural London Detective novels. We’re serializing the opening chapters of the first book, Rivers of London. Ben’s books are uniquely passionate about the city he calls the capital of the world, so we thought we’d also tell […]Read More
Gollancz signings this weekend, and a competition!
There’s lots of exciting signings going on this weekend, so we thought this would be a good chance to let you know about some of our author’s movements. Ben Aaronovitch has been all around the country over the last few days, but this Saturday he’s right at the centre of the bookselling world as part […]Read More
Love Charing Cross Road Festival
This weekend, two of London’s best bookshops have joined together to put on a day of literary, musical and culinary events to celebrate Charing Cross Road, spiritual home of the UK bookselling trade. In recent years, many of the wonderful bookshops that dotted the Charing Cross Road have gone. I started work on CXR in […]Read More
The Sound of Whispers Under Ground
You’ve been treated to extracts and articles in the build up to the release of Ben Aaronovitch’s third Peter Grant novel, Whispers Under Ground, and it wouldn’t be a new Gollancz release without a plug for the audio edition! In April this year I was lucky enough to head over to iD studios to meet […]Read More
Whispers Under Ground – First Chapter extract
I was neither born nor bred in London. But I’ve lived and worked here for longer than I have anywhere else – 26 years now. If I’m anything, I’m a Londoner. My children are born and bred Londoners and I am envious of them growing up in one of the world’s greatest cities. But born […]Read More
Books for Life (Happy World Book Day)
To celebrate World Book Day here at Gollancz Towers we’ve each come up with a book we wanted to share with you. A book for life. And because it’s World Book Day we’re offering you a chance to win each of the books listed. To enter simply send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject […]Read More
Brilliant books; brilliant readers; brilliant audiobooks!
Audio publishing is, without doubt, the most fun you can have in the book world without a free bar – I mean, where else can you sit and listen to a former member of the Rocky Horror band give voice to a squirrel that sounds like it’s been taking coke (or at least overdosing on […]Read More
On the sixth day of Christmas…
The 30th of December. It’s somehow not quite Christmas any more, it’s not quite the New Year either, so it seems a marvellous day to look back at the year 2011 . . . and it’s been quite a year for Gollancz! So here are six of our highlights from the past twelve months . […]Read More