China Miéville has a non-fiction book about the Russian revolution coming out in 2017

No news on China Miéville’s next novel yet, but here’s something: he has a non-fiction book called October: The Story of the Russian Revolution (Amazon link) coming out in May 2017.

It will be published by Verso Books, who describe themselves as “the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world”. There’s already some cover art:


I’m not sure if this will be high on my reading list even though it’s my favourite author writing it. Well, who knows? I have been meaning to read more history, after all…

If you want to know more about the Russian revolution now, you could always visit the Wikipedia article. Oh, and it looks like the book’s publication is well timed — next year will be the 100th anniversary of the revolution!