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RIP: Iain M. Banks (1954-2013)

Sad news, folks. BBC News is reporting that Iain M. Banks has died of cancer. HE was 59 years old. Just 2 months ago, he announced he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and [...]

June 9, 2013 // 8 Comments

Iain Banks Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

The sad news broke today that Iain M. Banks, author of the Culture space opera novels, has late stage gall bladder cancer. The prognosis is not good, and Ian thinks [...]

April 3, 2013 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/22/09

[SF Signal extends Best Wishes to Joe Haldeman, who took an unexpected trip to the hospital. Get well, Joe!] Interviews and Profiles: @New Statesman: Iain M. Banks [...]

September 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/8/09

With all the hoopla over The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF edited by Mike Ashley, did you ever wonder if it was good? Strange Horizons has Graham Sleight’s take. [...]

September 8, 2009 // 0 Comments