Happy Publication Day 10th November 2016

We have a range of remarkable books out today, including hugely influential classics, psychedelic SF, evil superheroes, mammoths and secret cities.   The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss The University, a renowned bastion of knowledge, attracts the brightest minds to unravel the mysteries of enlightened sciences like artificing and alchemy. Yet deep below its bustling halls lies a complex and cavernous maze of abandoned rooms and ancient passageways – and in the heart of it all lives Auri. At once joyous and haunting, The Slow Regard of Silent Things is a rich, atmospheric and lyrical tale, featuring one…

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Happy Publication Day 8th September 2017!

Publication day is upon us once more! And it’s paperback time. This is the day all of you eagerly wait for so you can get your books on without breaking the bank or your back! Okay, there may be two hardbacks, but they’re pocket-sized and amazing so no complaining! Elantris by Brandon Sanderson was the first book by the author who is now known as one of the titans of the fantasy genre. This is where is all began, and now with this 10th anniversary reissue of the author’s preferred text, it is the perfect opportunity to read or reread…

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Cover Reveal: Swords, Swords and More Swords

Here’s a spot quiz for you. We’ve listed a number of extremely complimentary descriptions of a certain trilogy from some very well respected figures in the field. All you have to do is guess what books they’re talking about. Ready? ‘An unforgettable opening . . . and just gets better from there’ George R. R. Martin ‘A tale as witty, beguiling and ingenious as a collaboration between Jane Austen and M. John Harrison . . . a well nigh faultless first novel’ Interzone ‘A glorious thing, the book we might have had if Noel Coward had written a vehicle for…

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Happy Publication Day 9th July 2015

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week we have five incredibly exciting paperbacks and eBooks perfect for fans of unforgettable adventure, mythology, magic and classic fantasy and SF. Wishlists at the ready, start plotting your visit to your local bookshop, library or favourite eTailer now. Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch– The fifth installment of  the Sunday Times bestselling series sees Peter Grant leaving London to investigate a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural…

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From the Archive II

The publisher Victor Gollancz was renowned for throwing fantastic parties as well as publishing exceptional novels, and we have always tried to uphold both glorious traditions. This photographic evidence of our success comes from a 1988 party held at Two Brydges Place, to celebrate the publication of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters and Robert Holdstock’s Lavondyss. Scroll down to see David Hartwell, Ellen Kushner, Joe Haldeman, Norman Spinrad, Jo Fletcher, Brian Aldiss, Lucius Shepard, Terry Pratchett, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling raising a glass to both authors at the event. . . . if you’d like to be at the next Great…

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