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Science Fiction

Not a Guilty Pleasure: Heroes

You might recall that the plot of Heroes works around a solar eclipse, causing certain people of the world to develop useful powers, like mind-reading and healing, and other not-so-useful powers, like radiation strong enough to turn into an explosion. When it first aired over ten years ago (my god, I feel old) it was heralded […]

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Jakob Douglas vs. the Rest of the World

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with a breakdown of his character Jakob Douglas from his debut novel Veteran. So anyway Veteran is to some people an outrageous all out action-fest (my editor continually describes it as the […]

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Cover Reveal: The Switch

In Justina Robson’s Harmony, only model citizens are welcome. Unfortunately, being a model citizen is much harder than you might imagine. . . THE SWITCH is the groundbreaking new SF novel from one of the genre’s most respected authors, and here’s its awesome cover, adorned with what is surely a prime example of one of […]

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Meet Stephen Baxter on his The Massacre of Mankind Bookshop Tour

Don’t miss your chance to meet bestselling author, Stephen Baxter at his bookshop events for The Massacre of Mankind. Stephen Baxter will be visiting selected Waterstones this week for a series of in conversations, discussions and signings. 7pm – 9pm Wednesday 20th Jan, Waterstones, Piccadily, London – In conversation with Frank Skinner 12:30pm – 1:30pm […]

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The Martians have returned in our extract from THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND

We are thrilled to share with you the opening chapters from Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind. Are you ready for the Martian invasion? The Massacre of Mankind is the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ classic The War of the Worlds. It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved […]

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Cover Reveal: Exodus

We’re delighted to reveal the cover to EXODUS by Alex Lamb. The cover was illustrated by the hugely talented Sebastien Hue. EXODUS is the follow up to ROBOTEER and NEMESIS, this is the final stand-alone volume in Alex’s universe spanning series. The Photurians – a hivemind of sentient AIs and machines – were awakened by […]

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Cover Reveal: The Massacre of Mankind

We are delighted to be able to share with you the cover for Stephen Baxter’s stunning sequel to War of the Worlds, The Massacre of Mankind.  This authorised sequel to War of the Worlds picks up 14 years after the Martian invasion. The stunning cover was designed by Blacksheep. It has been 14 years since […]

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GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS IS GOING TO BE A TV SERIES!

You might have heard a little announcement made by a certain behemoth of fantasy this week. If you haven’t, then please forgive our use of capitals for a moment while we shout about it: GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS IS GOING TO BE A TV SERIES! Phew, OK, now we’ve caught our breath from dancing […]

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Related Categories: George R.R. Martin, Gollancz News

Exclusive Q&A with Simon Morden

We are thrilled to welcome award-winning author, Simon Morden, to the blog for a special Q&A blog post. Simon Morden’s stunning Down Station is out in bookshops in paperback tomorrow. We caught up with Simon to ask him some of burning questions about life, reading, writing and mythological creatures.  Who is your favourite author? I […]

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Books on my bedside table by Jill Mansell

Humans of New York, by Brandon Stanton I adore this book and the mega-successful blog that inspired it (www.humansofnewyork.com). Brandon photographs people in the street and asks them questions about themselves. He shows us that everyone has their own incredible story, and that appearances can be wildly deceptive. I’m so nosey, I’d love to be able […]

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