Book List:21 titles

  • A thriller of war that never was -- of survival in an impossible city -- of surreal cataclysm. In The Last Days of New Paris, China Miéville entwines true historical events and people with his daring, uniquely imaginative brand of fiction, reconfigu...


  • In a remote house on a hilltop, a lonely boy witnesses a profoundly traumatic event. He tries -- and fails -- to flee. Left alone with his increasingly deranged parent, he dreams of safety, of joining the other children in the town below, of escape. ...


  • For readers of George Saunders, Kelly Link, David Mitchell, and Karen Russell, This Census-Taker is a stunning, uncanny, and profoundly moving novella from multiple-award-winning and bestselling author China Miéville. In a remote house on a hill...



  • The fiction of multiple award winning author China Mieville is powered by intelligence and imagination. Like George Saunders, Karen Russell, and David Mitchell, he pulls from a variety of genres with equal facility, employing the fantastic not to esc...


  • Dial 4-3-7-6 to call on…Boy Chimney! Iron Snail! Human Virus! Shamanticore! Captain Lachrymose! Overweight, unemployed slacker Nelson Jent is not a hero. But with the twist of a dial, he can become one. A broken-down payphone down a forgotten al...


  • What would happen if you discovered the H Dial, an unbelievably powerful artifact that turned you into a super hero? Nelson and Roxie are on the trail to unlock the mysteries of the H-dial while being stalked by the mysterious Centipede, who may h...


  • Hugo Award-winning novelist China Mieville breathes new life into a classic DC Comics series as part of the second wave of DC Comics -- The New 52. In the small run-down town of Littleville, CO, a troubled young man stumbles upon the lost H-Dial a...






  • On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt: the giant mole bursting from the earth, the harpoonists targeting their prey, the battle resulting in one's death and the other's glory. But no...


  • China Miville doesn't follow trends, he sets them. Relentlessly pushing his own boundaries as a writer-and in the process expanding the boundaries of the entire field-with Embassytown, Miville has crafted an extraordinary novel that is not only a m...


  • When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Borlil of the Extreme Crime Squad. To investigate, Borhi must travel from the decaying Besiel to its equal, riva...


  • The Natural History Museum's prize exhibit -- a giant squid -- suddenly disappears. This audacious theft leads Billy Harrow, the research scientist who has recently finished preserving the exhibit, into a dark urban underworld of warring cults and su...


  • It is London through the looking glass, an urban Wonderland of strange delights where all the lost and broken things of London end up . . . and some of its lost and broken people, too -- including Brokkenbroll, boss of the broken umbrellas; Obaday Fi...


  • What William Gibson did for science fiction, China Mieville has done for fantasy, shattering old paradigms with fiercely imaginative works of startling, often shocking, intensity. Now from this brilliant young writer comes a groundbreaking collection...


  • The Victorian fin de siecle has many associations: the era of Decadence, The Yellow Book, the New Woman, the scandalous Oscar Wilde, the Empire on which the sun never set. This heady brew was caught nowhere better than in the revival of the Gothic ta...


  • Following Perdido Street Station and The Scar, acclaimed author China Miéville returns with his hugely anticipated Del Rey hardcover debut. With a fresh and fantastical band of characters, he carries us back to the decadent squalor of New Crobuzon...


  • Aboard a vast seafaring vessel, a band of prisoners and slaves, their bodies remade into grotesque biological oddities, is being transported to a fledgling colony of New Crobuzon. They are joined by a handful of travelers, each with a reason for flee...


  • in Year's Best Fantasy 3

    The door to fantastic worlds, skewed realities, and breathtaking other realms is opened wide to you once more in this third anthology of the finest short fantasy fiction to emerge over the past year, compiled by acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell. Ra...


  • Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies the city of New Crobuzon, where the unsavory deal is stranger to no one--not even to Isaac, a gifted and eccentric scientist who has spent a lifetime quietly carrying out his unique res...


  • Something is stirring in London's dark, stamping out its territory in brickdust and blood. Something has murdered Saul Garamond's father, and left Saul to pay for the crime.But a shadow from the urban waste breaks into Saul's prison cell and leads hi...