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Ben Aaronovitch

Gollancz Signings this Autumn

Gollancz are running some exciting events this autumn, so we thought it only fair to share a round-up with you. Lots of chances to meet some of your favourite authors and get one (or many) books signed – don’t miss out!   PAT ROTHFUSS Brighton, Thursday 31st October Pat will be signing books and offering […]

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Behind the Sofa: Ben Aaronovitch

At the end of this month, we’re going to be publishing an expanded edition of Behind the Sofa, a collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who. All the royalties will go to Alzheimer’s Research UK, as co-ordinator Steve Berry’s chosen charity, and the book also includes a foreword from Terry Pratchett.  We have another celebrity memory to […]

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The Intern Insight: Ben Aaronovitch’s book launch

Our lovely publicity intern, Jessica, has shared her experiences of being asked along to the Ben Aaronovitch book launch last week, to celebrate the release of the fourth Peter Grant novel, Broken Homes. You can follow Jessica on Twitter, and check out her fantastic blog here. And whilst we’re on the subject of Mr. Aaronovitch, if you missed […]

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Happy Publication Day to Broken Homes!

Broken Homes is out in bookshops today and we couldn’t be more excited to share this fantastic new PC Peter Grant adventure with you. To celebrate we returned to the bookshop where the adventure began. Some of you may not know this, but Ben Aaronovitch, a former Waterstones bookseller, came up for the idea for […]

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Whispers Under Ground – Chapter 1

There’s only one week to go before the publication of Broken Homes, the fourth book in Ben Aaronovitch’s brilliant crime series featuring everyone’s favourite policeman-slash-wizard, Peter Grant. This week we’re giving you an extract of the first chapter of Whispers Under Ground, the predecessor to the latest book, in which something horrible is happening in […]

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Moon Over Soho – extract and audio clip

Moon Over Soho is the second outing for Peter Grant and this time Ben shifts the focus for his wonderful series of supernatural London investigations to London’s much loved and notorious Soho. But this is the Soho of jazz bars and coffee shops, the Soho that lives on besides the fading tawdriness of the area’s sex shops […]

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Ben Aaronovitch Month – Peter Grant is back!

We’re excited to be publishing the latest Peter Grant novel, Broken Homes, later this month from Ben Aaronovitch. We’re particularly excited, because PC Grant will be heading south of the river, to that dark and dangerous London that nobody knows… To kick off Ben Aaronovitch month, we’re sharing the first chapter from Rivers of London, […]

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Friday Reads: Remembrance of the Daleks

I bought all the fondly remembered Target novelisations of Doctor Who stories as an 80s kid. I couldn’t afford to buy the videos till much later so the books were cheap and cheerful reminders of stories I’d loved or not yet seen. I had a particular fondness for Dalek stories and while most Target adaptations […]

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Rivers of London- Chapter Four

To celebrate our long week part serialization of Rivers of London Team Gollancz are sharing their love of London before each chapter. Today, Jon shares his London memories with you .  . . There’s a great line in Jaws when Ellen Brody, who has moved from New York city, asks a resident of Amity Island when she […]

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Rivers of London- Chapter Three

To celebrate our long week part serialization of Rivers of London Team Gollancz are sharing their love of London before each chapter. Today, Jen tells you why London is home . . . I first set foot in London when I was 19. I was a foreign exchange student. I had never been so far […]

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Rivers of London- Chapter Two

To celebrate our long week part serialization of Rivers of London Team Gollancz are sharing their love of London before each chapter. Today, Gillian tells you why London is a miracle of a city . . . . London is a little miracle of a city. It’s a hodge-podge, even in the most modern, up-to-date […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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