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Adam Roberts

Imagining the Truth with Adam Roberts, Jasper Fforde and Mike Figgis

Can imagination lead us to truths hidden from the rational mind, or is this romantic hogswash? Check out this debate on fantasy to see Gollanz author Adam Roberts waging war against Jasper Fforde and director Mike Figgis. From the Institute of Art and Ideas.   Watch more videos on iai.tv Follow the Institute of Ideas […]

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SF Gateway: the BSFA Award-winners

With the 65th Eastercon just round the corner and with it the presentation of the BSFA Awards, we thought it appropriate to take a look over the history of the award and see how many of our titles have won the award since it was relaunched in its current form in 1970. And we’re glad […]

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2014: The New Fiction Selection

Continuing our peek into 2014, today we’re talking about some brilliant new fiction, and whether it’s a stunning stand alone or the beginning of an epic new series there’s something for everyone … If its a stand-alone story you’re looking for, this is the place! So watch out for the superb Jules Verne sequel Twenty Trillion […]

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Cover Reveal: BETE

When Adam first told me about his new novel he described it as being ‘the one with the talking cat’. Now this may ring alarm bells with you and a few years ago it would have done with me as well. But I have since learned not to take Adam’s pitches at face value: whatever […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Fifth Head of Cerberus

‘Wolfe is so good he leaves me speechless’ ~ Ursula Le Guin ‘A truly extraordinary work . . . a masterpiece’ ~ Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels ‘A richly imaginative exploration of the nature of identity and individuality’ ~ The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction   In case it’s escaped anyone’s attention, Gene Wolfe is […]

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Awards Announcements

Gollancz are delighted to share the news of a few award nominations and wins that have come in recently. First of all, Jack Glass by the incomparable Adam Roberts was announced as the winner of the John W. Campbell memorial award, one of the four major US awards for SF. This follows up the BSFA […]

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Award Season

While you were off enjoying a long break, most of the Gollancz team were at Eastercon, the UK’s largest SF convention. It was a busy weekend, but the highlights were the award ceremonies. We’re delighted to announce that JACK GLASS by Adam Roberts won the BSFA (British Science Fiction Association) award for best novel, and […]

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Gate to Women’s Country

This week’s SF Masterwork of the Week (anyone know another word for ‘week’, by the way? Using it twice in six words isn’t great practice…) comes from our current Author of the Month, the renowned Sheri S. Tepper. It is her 1988 opus The Gate to Women’s Country, of which The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction […]

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A late blog to mark the late Jules Verne’s birthday. And a cover reveal too!

Jules Verne was born on February the 8th, 1828. Being the sort of writer Verne was and being born in the third decade of the 19th century was always going to place you near the beginnings of what most people consider to be SF. And with a body of work that includes Journey to the […]

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Awards fever

As Oscar Wilde once nearly said: “To be listed on one awards shortlist is unfortunate, to be listed on two looks like carelessness.” Oh Oscar, you old grump! We are, of course, completely over the moon with the news that came this morning with the announcement of two sets of awards shortlists. One prestigious and […]

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Christmas reads: part one

This Xmas, I’m spending some time away from the office in a lovely house in the Lake District with my partner’s family, where I shall be, let’s be honest, a bit bored. So what better plan than to do what I normally do all of the time anyway, and read some genre stuff? I’m going […]

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