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RIP: Iain M. Banks (1954-2013)

June 9, 2013 // 8 Comments

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 [...]

Iain Banks Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

April 3, 2013 // 4 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/22/09

September 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

[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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/8/09

September 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

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. [...]