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The Culture of Iain M. Banks

Last year, I was shocked to read that Iain M. Banks announced that he had cancer and was going to die within months. I had first come across him when I picked up Consider [Read more]

December 19, 2014 // 2 Comments

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 [Read more]

June 9, 2013 // 8 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/30/09

Interviews & Profiles: Iain M. Banks is interviewed by Time, The Independent, and the Scotsman. Mad Hatter’s Bookshelf interviews Cherie Priest, author of [Read more]

September 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/24/09

Interviews: @Omnivoracious: Eoin Colfer (And Another Thing…). Time Magazine has video interview with Robert J. Sawyer: The Scientific Mind Behind FlashForward. [via [Read more]

September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/24/09

Transition by Iain M. Banks gets a September 2009 simul-release in book & serialized podcast formats. Apex Publishing announces plans to publish An Occupation of Angels [Read more]

July 24, 2009 // 0 Comments