Best Films of 2015
Gollancz Editorial Manager Charlie gives his rundown on the best films of last year, based on UK cinema release dates. Honourable Mentions: Big Hero 6, Sicario, Song of the Sea, Tangerine, Wild 20. Dope (dir. Rick Famuyiwa) Wonderfully energetic and freewheeling, with one of the few good uses of a voiceover in a non-Scorsese film, […]Read More
Christmas Reads for Urban Fantasy Fans
Does Urban Fantasy seem like a total mystery to you? Not sure what to get for your friends and family who love a good Urban Fantasy reads? Don’t worry, we’ve got 10 books that will ensure you gift them the best in the genre! Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch In the fifth of his […]Read More
Christmas Reads for Horror Fans
It’s Christmas and that means its time for a good ghost story, or zombie story, or scary tale of revenge from beyond the grave. Searching for the perfect read for the horror fans in your life? Look no further, we’ve got 10 books guaranteed to send shivers up their spines. NOS4R2 by Joe Hill […]Read More
Christmas Gifts for YA Readers
Not sure what to buy the YA and crossover readers in your life? Looking for a read that will sweep them off their feet? We’ve got stunning coming-of-age drama, romance, adventure, action and mysteries. Gift them something they’ll really love this Christmas: a great book. The Death House by Sarah Pinborough ‘Moving and totally […]Read More
Christmas Reads for SF Lovers
Want to win at Christmas? Not sure what to get the SF reader in your life? We’ve got 10 epic SF books that will ensure that you make their seasons readings merry and bright. Luna by Ian McDonald The Moon wants to kill you. She has a thousand ways to do it. The bitter cold of […]Read More
Christmas Reads for Classic SF and Fantasy Fans
Looking for the perfect present for fans of Classic SF? Look no further! We’ve got 10 books guaranteed to make their Christmas. Get ready to gift some great reads. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick’s classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER […]Read More
May the 4th be with you . . .
It’s that time of year again! International Star Wars Day! To celebrate we’ve rounded up a collection of our favourite Star Wars gifs and images from across the Dagobah Galaxy . . . 1. Carrie Fisher discovers that Jar-Jar Binks will be in the new films. 2. ‘I’ll show that “Star Wars Kid” how it’s done.’ […]Read More
2014: The Conclusions
We’re still celebrating the new year at Gollancz, and all the glorious books we have coming in 2014. Today we’re talking about some favourite Gollancz series that are concluding, in fabulous, gripping and sometimes heart-breaking style this year. Ultima, by the wonderful Stephen Baxter, concludes the space-exploration dulogy he began with Proxima. Our galaxy is […]Read More
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Gollancz
Well, that’s pretty much it for Team Gollancz – the last few mince pies are being eaten, the robot has passed out in the corner after one too many glasses of prosecco, and the elves are shooting arrows at anyone who thinks they’re helping Father Christmas. Many thanks to all of you who’ve supported us […]Read More
A Christmas Gift Guide from Gollancz
Ho ho ho! The Gollancz elves have been busy making awesome books all year, and here they are to share with you some gift ideas for Christmas, for those of you who have left their shopping until the last moment, or feel like it’s time to treat yourself… Darren THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi The […]Read More
On the Twelfth Day of Geekmas . . .
On the twelfth day of Christmas . . . oh, look: ‘twelfth’ has the word ‘elf’ in it! Hmm. Like a mountain made of mashed potato, this means something . . . Or, you know, not. In any event, let’s not spend another post dwelling on numbers and travelling off on completely irrelevant, illogical tangents […]Read More
On the Eleventh Day of Geekmas . . .
I have a confession to make. It’s got absolutely nothing to do with Christmas or this series of Geekmas posts, but they say it’s good for the soul, so I’m forging on regardless (I might as well do something that doesn’t shunt me another few feet towards eternal damnation). So, my confession is this: I […]Read More