On This Day: Arkady Strugatsky Died
On this day in 1991, Arkady Strugatsky died in Moscow. A graduate of the Military Institute of Foreign Languages, he worked as a teacher and interpreter of English and Japanese until 1955, when he began working as an editor and writer. Three years later, he began the collaboration with his brother, Boris,which would last the […]Read More
Getting Away with Murder: A Guest Post by Stephen Hunt
We are delighted to share with you a guest post from Stephen Hunt, author of the forthcoming Foul Tide’s Turning (in bookshops and online Thursday) about . . . well, getting away with ficitonal murder. Are any characters safe? Stephen Hunt discusses the problem of whether to kill or not kill your fictional characters. One […]Read More
Calling all Game of Thrones fans!
We are delighted to be able to share a post with you from the extras of HBO’s Game of Thrones. All this week we will be adding new voices and new reviews of Inside Game of Thrones Volume II from the amazing extras team. Stephanie Dodds:’This fantastic book came along just at the right time ! […]Read More
A Tourist’s Guide to the Best (and Worst) Cities in Science-Fiction and Fantasy
We are delighted to welcome Jen Williams back to the Gollancz Blog to share a very special guest post with you. Looking for the perfect SFF location to while away the last weekend in February? Jen Williams has provided a handy guide for the best (and worst) places to stay while on an SFF vacation. […]Read More
Go Inside HBO's Game of Thrones!
Today is the publication day for Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones II the second official companion book, following the hugely successful Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones. Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones II gives fans new ways to enter the world of Westeros and discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines. Hundreds […]Read More
Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4
Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4 ——— Visually Stunning Book Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of the Hit Series The award-winning hit HBO® show Game of Thrones® has captivated millions of fans throughout the world with its compelling characters, intriguing plot twists, breathtaking sets, and enchanting […]Read More
The Westeros Wagon and Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones
To celebrate the release of Game of Thrones Season 2 HBO UK sent the Westeros Wagon around London. When we found out the Westeros Wagon would be around the corner from our offices . . . Team Gollancz took a few minutes to hand out copies of Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones. . . . and there […]Read More
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones Trailer
We’re sure you’re all as excited as we are for the release of Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones on 27th September. A remarkable exclusive insight into HBO’s hugely successful Game of Thrones series, based on the bestselling books by George R. R. Martin, this official companion book gives fans new ways to enter the world […]Read More
Friday Reads: INSIDE HBO'S GAME OF THRONES
It’s Friday here at Gollancz Towers which can only mean one thing . . . it’s time for #FridayReads. Our Friday got off to be a bit of a rocky start . . . Because let’s be honest, it’s sunny and Friday and SUMMER and the Olympics are on! However, once you take another look […]Read More
GOLLANCZ GOES INSIDE GAME OF THRONES®
This autumn millions of fans of the hit HBO® fantasy television series Game of Thrones will be able to delve deeper into their favourite show when Gollancz publishes the only official behind-the-scenes companion Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones. Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones, by Bryan Cogman, one of the show’s writers, is a lavish guide […]Read More
On the first day of Christmas . . .
Merry Christmas from Gollancz! It’s Christmas day, so eat, drink and be merry. And what a day for SF its is. Once the presents are opened, the food is eaten and the Queen has spoken, the Gods of TV Scheduling have been kind. For Channel 4 are showing Big, the absolute Tom Hanks classic about […]Read More