Friday Reads- Bank Holiday Edition!
We’re getting ready for the Bank Holiday Weekend here at Gollancz Towers and no Bank Holiday would be complete without some fantastic reads. Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the long weekend! Charlie: Good Omens Darren: The City of Silk and Steel Marcus: Tuf Voyaging Harriet and Marissa: Rivers of London Jen: Far […]Read More
Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Rivers of London Right Now . . .
Happy World Book Night! To celebrate Rivers of London being one of the chosen titles we’re sharing with you our Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Reading Rivers of London Right Now: 1. Because you have to meet PC Peter Grant 2. Because this is about London the way we know it really is 3. […]Read More
2014: The Continuing Series
In the last of our series of sneak peeks at Gollancz’s 2014 schedule, our focus turns to ongoing series. We’re thrilled as always to have so many authors and series returning, and the books below are all eagerly awaited by their fans. If you haven’t tried any of these series yet, you’re missing out! Metro […]Read More
The Rivers of London Rap – written, composed and performed by Doc Brown and Mikis Michaelides.
Introducing The Rivers of London rap! Yep, you read that right! What do you do when two talented friends tell you they’d love to write, compose and record a rap song based on your novels? Well you say yes of course. Especially if your novels are steeped in everything that makes London the rich multi-cultural […]Read More
Behind the Event: A look at the Behind the Sofa Signing.
Last night Gollancz was overjoyed to host, at Forbidden Planet London, a signing for our collection of celebrity memories of Doctor Who, Behind The Sofa. We’ve already shared a few extracts over the last couple of weeks, and if you have any interest in Doctor Who, urge you to pick it up. It’s all for […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
See you at Nineworlds GeekFest
This weekend sees the first Nineworlds GeekFest convention in Heathrow, and Gollancz authors – and staff – are there for the whole weekend. Nineworlds is a “large fan-run multi-genre geek event in London”, with strands dedicated to books, comics, gaming, Doctor Who, Tolkien, Steampunk, Game of Thrones and many many more. Here’s a breakdown of […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More