Team Gollancz Friday Reads
Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the weekend . . . Sophie – The Name of the Wind Marcus – Moon’s Artifice Darren – The Unreal & the Real Harriet – The Subtle Knife Emily – Archangel’s Shadows Gillian – The Fell Sword Simon – The Ghosts of Heaven Jen – Clariel Charlie – The […]Read More
Gollancz acquire new title from Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of the Kingkiller Chronicles.
Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth Rights to a new title from the award-nominated Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author, Patrick Rothfuss. THE SLOW REGARD OF SILENT THINGS is a must-read novella set in Pat Rothfuss’s extraordinary Kingkiller Universe. With his […]Read More
Patrick Rothfuss gives us some spoilers about the final Kingkiller Chronicle novel!
Gollancz is delighted to share a very special teaser from Patrick Rothfuss. Last year, when Pat visited the UK for the World Fantasy Convention we asked him to tell us a little bit about the final book in the Kingkiller Chronicles. We asked for a little teaser about what might await Kvothe and Bast . . . and goodness did we get an answer!
WARNING, THIS VIDEO CONTAINS SPOILERS.
On the second day of Geekmas . . .
Welcome back Gollancz Blog readers! Did you enjoy our slay-tacular first read? Today we’re adding two fiercely festive reads to our bundle. But, that’s not all! Because this is the season of giving, we’ll be giving you a chance to win copies of our books of the day on twitter as well! Visit @Gollancz for details of […]Read More
Friday Reads: Digital Deals
We’ve taken a different tack with our Friday Reads this week, and instead of telling you what we’ve been reading, we thought you might like to know what you could read for a super bargain price. This month, Gollancz have some brilliant Kindle deals which we thought only fair to let you know about. All […]Read More
A signing for the ages . . .
Last night we hosted a magnificent signing at Forbidden Planet London with our bestselling and very cuddly authors Patrick Rothfuss and Scott Lynch. We knew it was going to be big, but we didn’t know how big… We arrived at around 5.15 to sign some preorders and meet with the staff. It should have been […]Read More
The Kingkiller Chronicles have been optioned for TV adaptation!
Some fantastic news for the day! The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss have been optioned for a TV adaptation by New Regency Productions and 20th Century Fox Television. Eric Heisserer (of Hours and The Thing) will be adapting the series and will also work as an executive producer alongside Arnon Milchan, Andrew Plotkin, Brad Weston […]Read More
The David Gemmell Awards 2012
Last Friday evening the Science Fiction and Fantasy community assembled in the Magic Circle Headquarters, in magnificent attire, for the fourth David Gemmell Legend Award. The venue promised a magical evening, and magical it was. Publishers, authors and bloggers galore had gathered to celebrate fantasy literature and commemorate David Gemmell’s enduring contribution to the genre […]Read More
Patrick Rothfuss, or how I learned to love audio and stopped dislocating my shoulder by carrying really really heavy hardbacks in my satchel on my way to work…
Hi, my name is Paul… Hi Paul! Hi, my name is Paul and I’m a Rothfuss-aholic… Well, I thought I ought to get that out of the way early. I started working for Orion in 2007 about 7 months before first publication of THE NAME OF THE WIND and first encountered it at the London Book […]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
Patrick Rothfuss 60 Second Interview
In celebration of the David Gemmell Award long-lists being published, Gollancz is thrilled to be running a series of interviews-in-sixty-seconds with as many long-listed authors as we can get our hands on. Today we’re delighted to have a few words from Patrick Rothfuss, author of the Sunday Times bestselling novels The Name of the Wind, […]Read More
On the second day of Christmas . . .
. . . it’s Boxing Day! But did you know that today is also St Stephen’s day – the one made famous by Good King Wenceslas? It’s one of the best Christmas carols there is, so here’s a sing along to get you in the Christmassy mood. And what could be more Christmassy than a […]Read More
It was the World Fantasy Convention . . .
It was the World Fantasy Convention 2011, in San Diego, and I had the chance to meet up with Patrick Rothfuss. Which was rather lovely. Even better, I had the chance to ask him for a few words for the Gollancz Blog. ‘We have a new Gollancz Blog’, I said. ‘That’s great!’ said Pat. ‘It […]Read More
The Name of the Wind
It was a grey, wet, dark Friday afternoon just before Christmas 2006 when an agent sent me a manuscript for consideration. It was over a thousand pages long and when printed out, single-sided and double-spaced, it stood almost twelve centimetres tall. It did not, at first glance, look like something I wanted to take home […]Read More