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Midnight, Texas returns with Season 2

The day has finally arrived! SYFY’s fantastic series Midnight, Texas – from Charliane Harris, the mind behind the hit TV series True Blood – returns today with its second season. From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse, the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a new, darker world – populated by more […]

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Welcome to Midnight, Texas

It’s finally here! The first trailer for NBC’s Midnight, Texas series, based on Charlaine Harris’ incredible bestselling trilogy. From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse, the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a new, darker world – populated by more strangers than friends. But then, that’s how the locals prefer it. Prepare […]

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Calling all Game of Thrones fans!

 We are delighted to be able to share a post with you from the extras of HBO’s Game of Thrones. All this week we will be adding new voices and new reviews of Inside Game of Thrones Volume II from the amazing extras team.  Stephanie Dodds:’This fantastic book came along just at the  right time !  […]

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Go Inside HBO's Game of Thrones!

Today is the publication day for Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones II the second official companion book, following the hugely successful Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones. Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones II gives fans new ways to enter the world of Westeros and discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines. Hundreds […]

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A Guest Post from Tom Abba on The King in Yellow

the king in yellowGollancz is delighted to welcome guest blogger, Tom Abba to the blog. Tom Abba is a specialist in narrative theory and practice, working within interactive media, and across film and television. Today, Tom shares some insight into The King in Yellow, HBO’s True Detective, digital books and beyond. You can find out more about Tom on his website.

Okay, so here’s the thing. The King in Yellow is either the thematic backbone of HBO’s True Detective,or it’s an incidental device being utilised by the hipster crowd to draw in the weird fiction mob and convince them that this series is worth sticking with. Time will tell which of these is true, but in the words of a noted writer of my acquaintance (hi Nick), rest assured, there is a Dog. It might not be the dog you expected, but it is there and it is barking.

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Gollancz and the SF Gateway republish ‘The King in Yellow’, inspired by HBO’s True Detective

If you’re on Twitter as much as Gollancz tends to be, you’ve probably noticed all of the excitement there’s been about HBO’s new series TRUE DETECTIVE. Starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, it’s being hailed as ‘the best detective show since the Wire’ and there’s no doubt that it’s making a huge splash over in […]

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Guest blog: TV of 2014

It’s the return of our guest blogger, Adam Whitehead today, who blogs over on The Wertzone on all things SF and fantasy. Last week we shared a post on films, which you can catch-up with here, and today he’s sharing what television shows to look out for this year.  You can follow Adam on Twitter and be sure to […]

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Redshirts TV series optioned by FX

We are thrilled to share the news that Hugo Awards winning novel Redshirts, by John Scalzi, is going to be adapted for television by the FX channel! You can read the full announcement here but the highlights are: – This will be a limited series – FX are teaming up with Producer Jon Shestack, and with […]

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The Three Musketeers

I’ve always adored The Three Musketeers. As a book, an animation (Muskehounds are already ready . . .), a film (the Disney bratpack version has a special place in my heart, because it’s wonderful). . . and now it’s a TV series. Of course, I love it. For me, this is perfect Sunday night viewing. […]

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Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4

Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4 ——— Visually Stunning Book Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of the Hit Series   The award-winning hit HBO® show Game of Thrones® has captivated millions of fans throughout the world with its compelling characters, intriguing plot twists, breathtaking sets, and enchanting […]

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Steve Berry is made Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK

Steve Berry, author of Behind the Sofa, has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The recognition follows his exceptional support as a fundraiser and spokesman for the charity. Steve, from Ware, joins a small but growing group of 23 Champions – supporters who have gone above and […]

Behind the Sofa with Simon Spanton

As you can imagine, certain members of the Gollancz team are very excitable about the 50th Anniversary celebrations for Doctor Who, not least because we’ve published a book about it. Behind the Sofa collates lots of celebrity memories of watching the Doctor, and we wanted to share our own. If you’ve missed any of our […]

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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 […]

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Happy Publication day to Charlaine Harris

We’re delighted that Charlaine Harris’ After Dead is out in shops today – there can’t be a more fitting day than Halloween, right? You can find out what happens to the residents of Bon Temps after Sookie’s last adventure, Dead Ever After. But, today we’re letting someone else do the blogging; Paul Goat Allen, who […]

A very Happy Publication Day for Dr Who fans

Gollancz is thrilled to be publishing two very different but equally excellent Doctor Who related books today, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the show. Both have been published before in different forms, but both are hugely worthy additions to our list. First is BEHIND THE SOFA, the collection of celebrity memories of […]

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