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Cheltenham Literary Festival: British Science Fiction: Moorcock, Banks and Mieville

Sounds pretty top drawer to me – and I thought all Cheltenham was famous for was horse racing!

Here’s details of the event:

Iain M Banks, Gwyneth Jones, Michael Moorcock and China Miéville: British Science Fiction

Sunday 17 October 2010 at 4:00 pm (60mins)
Event 317 at The Inkpot
Price: £6 (reserved seating)
(member price: £4.80) more

From H G Wells to John Wyndham, Britain has been home to some of the most groundbreaking and successful classic science fiction writers. Explore past classics and the best of the current crop as authors Iain M BanksGwyneth JonesMichael Moorcock and Guest Director China Miéville discuss this very British tradition.
Programmed by China Miéville.

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How to Read Science Fiction: M John Harrison. Toby Litt and Nalo Hopkinson

Interesting talk on Science Fiction being promoted at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Saturday, 16th October. Some people you might have heard of are involved, see below for the organizer’s blurb:

Are you open-minded about science fiction but don’t know where or how to start? For an introduction to some recommended reads and an expert guide to this alien world join Toby Litt, author of Journey Into Space, Nalo Hopkinson, and Arthur C Clarke Award-winning author of Nova Swing, M John Harrison, as they explore some beguiling writing.

Programmed by China Miéville.

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