China Miéville

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Top 10 urban legends in literature | Gary Budden
Writers from Clive Barker to China Miéville and Mariana Enriquez show how city settings for uncanny fiction create a new kind of horror

Gary Budden

13, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The City and the City review – sci-fi meets crime fiction in parallel worlds
David Morrissey heads a murder investigation in a post-Soviet dystopia while putting up with 70s moustaches and an f-bombing sidekick

Ellen E Jones

07, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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October by China Miéville review – a brilliant retelling of the Russian Revolution
Miéville returns to the dazzling reality of the events of 1917 and sees nothing inevitable about their eventual degradation

Jonathan Steele

17, May, 2017 @8:59 AM

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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Miéville review – stirring account of the events of 1917
The fantasy fiction writer’s foray into history could be his most accessible book to date

Alexander Larman

07, May, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Folio prize returns with nonfiction joining novels on the 2017 shortlist
The £20,000 award established as a more literary rival to the Booker has found a new sponsor and extended its reach to cover factual books

Sian Cain

06, Apr, 2017 @6:15 PM

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Book reviews roundup: Broken Vows: Tony Blair – The Tragedy of Power, History’s People: Personalities and the Past, This Census-Taker
What the critics thought of Broken Vows: Tony Blair – The Tragedy of Power by Tom Bower, History’s People: Personalities and the Past by Margaret MacMillan and This Census-Taker by China Miéville

18, Mar, 2016 @6:00 PM

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This Census-Taker review – China Miéville yet again redefines fantasy
In an eerily apocalyptic landscape, a boy flees from family trauma: the extraordinary new tale from a master of the fantastic

Francis Spufford

02, Mar, 2016 @9:00 AM

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On my radar: China Miéville’s cultural highlights
The writer on a comic about 80s Turkey, disquieting composer Carolyn O’Brien and poet Caitlin Doherty’s tribute to the first dog in space

Kathryn Bromwich

14, Feb, 2016 @10:00 AM

Un Lun Dun by China Miéville – review
The Fanatical Reader: ‘This book was a genius piece of fiction’

The Fanatical Reader

23, Dec, 2015 @9:00 AM

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Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville – masterfully horrific SF
From zombie gore to unnerving parables of environmental disaster, this collection of short stories showcases a dazzling talent

Ursula K Le Guin

29, Jul, 2015 @3:00 PM

Readers suggest the 10 best city novels
Last week we brought you our 10 best city novels. Here, we present your thoughts on those novels you think should make the list

Igrain Roberts

21, May, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Unexpected sequels: Writers' happy – and unhappy – returns

Audrey Niffenegger is writing a follow-up to The Time Traveler's Wife, which is exciting news for fans. Such additions to favourite stories can be terrific. But not always

Alison Flood

20, Aug, 2014 @10:41 AM

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