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More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download China Miéville's Perdido Street Station for only 1.99$ here.Here's the blurb:BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Mieville’s Embassytown.Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies...Show More Summary

What I’ve been reading

1. Tom Bissell, Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve.  Fun, engaging, and informative, worthy of the “best of the year non-fiction” list. 2. China Miéville, Embassytown.  The first of his novels that has clicked with me, perhaps...Show More Summary

Foreign body count

China Miéville’s work is invariably clever, inevitably dense and usually interwoven with hard-left political and social concerns, but its author… The post Foreign body count appeared first on The Spectator.

Let China Miéville Plan Your Week in Weird Entertainment

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Now that the wonderfully weird author China Miéville has a new book out —with another one coming later this year!—he’s doing some press. And there’s a feature in the Guardian where he recommends some things he’s been watching, reading, and listening to lately. Read more...

Good News! China Miéville Has Written a Bad Book

What is news, as Tim Parks points out, is that the ascendancy of economic considerations over artistic ones in the publishing industry has led to “a growing resistance at every level to taking risks in novel writing.”

China Miéville Novella This Census-Taker Is A Strange Meditation On Stories And Memory

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

China Miéville is known for some strange and often brilliant works of speculative fiction. His latest book, This Census-Taker, is an intriguing look at a horrific world through the eyes of a young boy, and it’s no less strange and brilliant than his other works. Read more...

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in January

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s a whole new year, and already the science fiction and fantasy publishers are hitting the ground running. There are tons of great new books in January, including China Miéville, Amber Benson, and Tim Powers! These are all the science fiction and fantasy books that should be on your radar this month. Read more...

The Bottom Line: China Miéville’s 'This Census-Taker'

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

China Miéville's slim new novel offers more questions than answers. To read it is like entering a chilly mist that obscures your vision, never clearing. This may be unsettling for the "Inception"-averse -- those who need resolve -- but...Show More Summary

China Miéville Spreads Possibilities

The power of imprecision has long fascinated China Miéville. In his sprawling 2002 novel The Scar, one character wields a mysterious and “puissant” artifact, a “possible sword” that strikes everywhere its blows might have landed rather than the single spot at which they were aimed. Show More Summary

VanderMeer Storybundle: name your price for international fantasy, sf, and weird fiction

8 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Jeff VanderMeer sends us the latest Storybundle, which has "the DEBUT of Ann VanderMeer's BESTIARY, which features original fiction from China Mieville, Catherynne M. Valente, and many others--not available elsewhere." (more…)

Ghost Streets of Los Angeles

[Image: Via Google Maps]. In a short story called "Looking for Jake" by China Miéville—a text often cited here on BLDGBLOG—we read about a spectral network of streets that appear and disappear around London like the static of a radio...Show More Summary

Mere wrongness

From China Miéville's Embassytown, the start of the relationship between Avice and Scile: He’d finished the bulk of his research. It was a comparative study of a particular set of phonemes, in several different languages— and not all of one species, or one world, which made little sense to me. “What are you looking for?” I said. […]

Kickstarting an indie film adaptation of China Mieville's "Familiar"

9 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Jason writes, "An indie film company here in Denver called Mythos is crowdfunding an adaptation of China Mieville's short story 'Familiar' with full cooperation from Mieville himself (he's even contributing to some of the rewards). The Kickstarter campaign ends on November 15." (more…)

BBC to Adapt China Miéville's "The City & The City"

Tony Grisoni will write the four-part adaptation of the award-winning 2009 novel.

We Can't Wait to See How They'll Manage to Film The City & The City

11 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The characters in China Miéville’s The City & The City live their lives inside a visual challenge. We can’t see what will happen when the BBC and Mammoth Screen try to include us in that challenge. Read more...

China Mieville's THE CITY AND THE CITY to become a TV series

11 months agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

The BBC has announced that it will be adapting China Mieville's 2009 novel The City and the City as a four-part mini-series. The series will air on BBC2 and is being written by Tony Grisoni, known for co-writing Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Tideland with Terry Gilliam, as well as TV series such as Red Riding and Southcliffe. Show More Summary

Two new China Mieville novels in 2016

11 months agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

It appears that we will be getting two new China Mieville novels in 2016. China Mieville is one of SFF's most respected and critically-acclaimed authors, and also one of its more prolific. He released six novels in just seven years (bookended by the YA works Un Lun Dun in 2007 and Railsea in 2012) before taking a hiatus. Show More Summary

Here's A First Look At China Miéville's Harrowing New Novel, This Census-Taker

11 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s been way, way too long since the last China Miéville novel, 2012’s Railsea. Now at last, the master of strange, thought-provoking worlds has a book coming out early next year, This Census-Taker. And we’ve got an exclusive first look at the cover as well as an excerpt! Read more...

Bookshots: ‘Three Moments of an Explosion’ By China Mieville

12 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

A brief review of weird fiction pioneer China Mieville's massive short story collection, ‘Three Moments of an Explosion’. Review by Keith Rawson Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: Three Moments of an...Show More Summary

Tuesday New Release Day: Ghosh; Murakami; Hoffman; Jackson; Miéville; Brelinski; Crucet; Celt

Out this week: Flood of Fire by Amitav Ghosh; Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami; The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman; Let Me Tell You by Shirley Jackson; Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville; The Girl Who Slept with God by Val Brelinski; Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jeanine Capo Crucet; and The Daughters by Adrienne Celt. […]

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