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China Miéville lives and works in London. He is three-time winner of the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award and has also won the British Fantasy Award twice. The City & The City, an existential thriller, was published to dazzling critical acclaim a …
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China Miéville recommends White is for Witching, Jane Eyre, Andrew Wilmingot’s Paradise Rex, Press Inc., The Mistress of Silence.
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July 20, 2017
Our Autumn/Winter programme is now open for booking. Events includes: Marina Warner Literature Matte …
July 17, 2017
We are now open for submissions for the RSL Encore Award 2018 for best second novel of the year. For …
July 11, 2017
As I begin as President of the RSL, the country and the world are in tumult. Literature is always vi …
July 3, 2017
Over 400 educational, cultural and scientific organisations (including the Royal Society of Literatu …