Donde estamos ? – Visitanos !

Share this Post

Upper Street Book Club

The Upper Street book Club meets once a month to discuss a contemporary novel written in English.

This is an opportunity to read and discuss a wide range of books of different genres and styles.

The Book Club is free to all students enrolled on an Upper Street course.

As far as possible, meetings will be on the last Wednesday of each month from 20:00 – 21:00

If you are not enrolled on a course, membership of the group is 100 euros a year for 10 meetings (adjusted proportionally from the date of enrollment.)

Meetings are from September to June.

The books will be announced two months in advance. Members are responsible for obtaining their own copy of the book.

The book for April 25 th is:

The City & The City by China Mieville

May 23 rd is:
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

  by Muriel Spark

The City & the City

The City & the City is a novel by British author China Miéville, combining weird fiction with the police procedural; it was written as a gift for Miéville's terminally ill mother, who was a fan of the latter genre.[1] The novel was published by Macmillan on 15 May 2009. In the US it was published by Del Rey Books on 26 May 2009. Also in 2009, a signed, limited edition of 500 numbered and 26 lettered copies was published in the US by Subterranean Press. It has won the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, Arthur C. Clarke Award, World Fantasy Award, BSFA Award and Kitschies Red Tentacle; tied with Paolo Bacigalupi's The Windup Girl for the 2010 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and been nominated for a Nebula Award and John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel

China Miéville

Born 6 September 1972) is an English fantasy fiction author, comic writer, political activist and academic. He often describes his work as weird fiction and allied to the loosely associated movement of writers sometimes called New Weird.
Miéville has won numerous awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award (three times), the British Fantasy Award (twice), the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (four times) and Best Science Fiction Novel, Locus Awards for Best Novelette and Best Young Adult Books, as well as the Hugo, Kitschies and World Fantasy Awards. His works have received numerous nominations.

Stand-alone novels

King Rat (1998) ISBN 978-0312890735
Un Lun Dun (2007) 978-0230015869
The City & the City (2009) ISBN 978-1405000178
Kraken (2010) ISBN 978-0333989500
Embassytown (2011) ISBN 978-0230750760
Railsea (2012) ISBN 978-0230765108

Te esperamos

A la vrnta en Amazon libros ingles

Mas sobre

China Miéville

En su Web

We have read…

  • ecliptic2
  • intructions2

Book Club

Alberto Alcalde
12:47 AM
Fue mi primera visita. Un lugar acogedor en el que se respiraba amor por los libros. Un tiempo dedicado a la literatura y el pensamiento. Un verdadero lujo.