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  1. Graphic novels and IMB
  2. Poll: Your favourite Iain M Banks book to date
  3. Hurt/Heal
  4. Look to Windward and real events...
  5. Matter: timescale
  6. Translations of Iain's work
  7. The problem with the Culture is the Minds
  8. Culture agents... on Earth!
  9. Book club?
  10. Spoilers: Matter Questions
  11. M & non-M
  12. Art
  13. CP
  14. Matter and Retcon
  15. 'Antique' Culture weapon?
  16. Guardian '1000 Novels To Read'
  17. Culture Ship Names
  18. [mild spoilers] Feersum Endjinn acronym meanings
  19. Make Your Own Aliens.
  20. Use of Weapons
  21. Bookclub: Use Of Weapons (Spoilers)
  22. Hachette Editions
  23. Vavatch Orbital [Picture]
  24. The State Of The Art - BBCR4 - 5 March 2009 1415
  25. Symbols and Insignia in M. Banks' Novels.
  26. Matter - Audio book
  27. "The State of the Art" Radio 4 play
  28. Feersum enjinn
  29. Is Look to Windward rare?
  30. Hardback copies
  31. Against a Dark Background - appreciation thread
  32. Thought starters
  33. Newbie Culture question
  34. Religion and the Sublimed
  35. Culture mailing list, CrowCons etc...
  36. Education in the Culture
  37. Player of Games
  38. A theme in the books: Heads
  39. The UFP in the Culture-verse...
  40. Milky Way Map...
  41. Why is becoming a machine in the culture considered "rude"?
  42. Mind Nurseries
  43. State Of The Art
  44. Favourite supporting character
  45. Eliot quotes and the future of the Culture
  46. Is the Asimov/Banks brand of AI unpopular in the mainstream?
  47. Matter - Hugo Shortlist Miss
  48. The funny in IMB
  49. The Next Book
  50. Where to obtain the original UK Orbit covers?
  51. Inversions Question (possible spoiler)
  52. Bora Horza... kind of a loser, no?
  53. ISBN numbers..
  54. Drone feelings = what color(s)?
  55. Anyone claim to be an alien?
  56. Little thing I noticed. . .
  57. The New Atlantis: "The Ambiguous Utopia of Iain M. Banks", Alan Jacobs - SPOILERS
  58. Culture Biology/DNA
  59. Rampant AIs - Science fact or fiction?
  60. State of the Missing
  61. Guardian Blook Blog - A Plea to Iain M Banks
  62. Ship Class and Name
  63. What ever happened to the CAT?
  64. The State of the Art Promo Edition
  65. Iain on Twitter?
  66. Who is "the player of games"?
  67. Surface Detail
  68. Excession.... a little help please.
  69. SCI-FI influences
  70. How Did Golter Get So Isolated?
  71. Spoiler: Inversions Question
  72. Feersum Endjinn
  73. Against A Dark Background
  74. Are the Culture novels and Algebraist truely unconnected?
  75. Surface Detail Cover Launch
  76. Pre Gnostic Iain M Banks literary works
  77. What would you do in the Culture?
  78. The Algebraist: Nasqueron and the Dweller environment?
  79. Marain Script, a CC-Licensed font based on Marain
  80. Help in buying Culture novel set
  81. Chalmers & AI Singularity
  82. surface Detail iphone app
  83. Fan Fiction?
  84. Surface Detail - Spoilers
  85. The Real vs the Virtual - Does the virtual matter? [SPOILERS]
  86. Minds and Drones - what's in it for them?
  87. And what of Earth?
  88. How long is a Grand (Galactic) Cycle?
  89. Marain Ancient - Another CC-licensed font based on Marain
  90. Culture Errors (Spoilers)
  91. The Crazy Plan That'll Never Work
  92. With advances in current animation/cg tech...
  93. Kepler Space Telescope
  94. Soulkeeper - would you get one? [POSS. SPOILERS]
  95. Artwork from Matter
  96. A farewell to the culture..
  97. Civilisation Levels
  98. Poll II - Up to Surface Detail
  99. Consider Phlebas - Loose End (Spoiler?)
  100. What Do Culture Ships Have In Common With Sailing Ships?
  101. Human Origin
  102. Surface Detail - motives [SPOILERS]
  103. The Culture mission to Andromeda
  104. Look to Windwards [SPOILERS]
  105. Where is Humanity?
  106. The Register readers vote UoW as best SF film never made
  107. Smatter
  108. Anyone else want to see more of the Zetetic Elench? [Spoilers]
  109. Excession Audiobook
  110. CP - Fwi-Song and the Eaters
  111. If you lived... in the Cultureverse
  112. Roll Call
  113. Surface Detail - a return to the good 'ol....sort of
  114. The Culture's place in SF
  115. Possible inspiration for Vepper's little navy?
  116. How do Minds think?
  117. Player of Games Spoilers
  118. The next SF book (The Hydrogen Sonata)
  119. Iain M Banks Twitter
  120. I'm reading the first three Culture Novels, backwards !
  121. Imagine If The Bene Gesserit stumbled upon the Culture !
  122. The Earth Contact
  123. Odd Attachment
  124. What celebrated/renowned voices would be best for Culture minds.
  125. Accents
  126. Inversions....what a beautiful novel. ( Spoilers..)
  127. Is it okay to maybe skip LTW and Matter and read Surface Detail ?
  128. Dramatis Personae
  129. Question about Look to Windward (SPOILERS)
  130. Mad as a fox. Culture-vs-Culture, ‘internal hostilities.’
  131. First Re-read Session...suggestions?
  132. Culture Drug Glands
  133. The Tech Levels...
  134. What creeps you out about the Minds ?
  135. Help Understanding "Against a Dark Background" [Spoilers]
  136. Handy list of acronyms and 'techno-babble' ?
  137. Who’s the Cultures most delightfully despicable, the villainliest villains…
  138. mind becomes Mind
  139. The Algebraist Discussion
  140. Do Minds and drones experience actual emotions?
  141. Waterstones Loves... The Player of Games
  142. Google+ Hangout September 27th
  143. The Hydrogen Sonata, half price voucher
  144. Some questions about Culture from ex-USSR reader
  145. The Hydrogen Sonata spoilers
  146. UoW, missing explanation? (spoilers)
  147. Two Versions of "The Hydrogen Sonata"?!
  148. Finding a copy of Use of Weapons with specific cover art?
  149. About the "conspiracy" in Excession.
  150. Starting the culture on Earth
  151. Do you think this would make an interesting scenario ?
  152. What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?
  153. How would the culture contact us ?
  154. Consider Phlebas : Reasons for not killing Xoxarle ?
  155. A gift from the culture
  156. Drones and warfare : The correct use of weapons.
  157. Robot Population.
  158. Question about the epilogue of SURFACE DETAIL
  159. Best topic for next Culture novel
  160. Best Culture book to introduce my wife to the series?
  161. How many simultaneous civilizations in the Galaxy ?
  162. Culture mash-ups?
  163. Favorite IMB (or IB) quote/line/passage of all time
  164. The Culture's motive in Consider Phlebas
  165. The closest thing we have to drug glands.
  166. When will we have an AI that has the equivalent intelligence of a human being ?
  167. Ships with an '80s vibe
  168. Ship brains
  169. The "Becoming cultured thread".
  170. Sun-Earther Iain El-Bonko Banks of North Queensferry.
  171. Insect Drones , first in CP , now available at Earth
  172. Going Native ( from Culture Citizen to another Civ ).
  173. Put plainly, Against a Dark Background thoughts, idea’s favoured morsels …
  174. Which novel would be easier to convert into a movie.
  175. Was the Excession a pre-emptive, presumptive ‘lift?’(interdimensional taxi/ride)
  176. Look to winward and the sublimation of the Culture.
  177. Dissertation : the use of power , sims , matter .
  178. What does a GSV look like from the outside?
  179. What's the size of the Hub ?
  180. The next SF book, non culture please..
  181. What's with the SC hierarchy in Use of Weapons?
  182. Culture & special circumstances Gadgets and body Improvements
  183. What Do Idirans Look Like?
  184. Suggestions for Iain
  185. Orbitals - how many are there?
  186. Which is the most Cultured country ?
  187. Against a dark background
  188. Catastrophic News
  189. Your favorite "M" moment (Spoilers)
  190. Mistake Not...
  191. Iain (M.) Banks: An Appreciation
  192. Help with Marain alphabet!
  193. Ruminations on the Culture
  194. Theory about the mistake not...
  195. "Next Culture Novel ready to go"
  196. Iain (M.) Banks appreciation day?
  197. Game of Elements
  198. Signed Works
  199. Best moments in Culture books? (maybe spoilers)
  200. Orbital night time
  201. Culture abilities
  202. State of the Art - rare 1st edition for sale?
  203. The Empire of Azad (SPOILERS).
  204. IMB statement in final interview
  205. Echronedal - The Fire Planet (PoG)
  206. Any final words from TMH on the Culture?
  207. Question about GCU Grey Area
  208. Lazy Guns and Heat-Rays
  209. Cultured Poetry.
  210. The Hand of God 137
  211. Guess who my favourite character is...
  212. Life After Banks
  213. Hydrogen Sonata Paperback
  214. A first?
  215. JJ Arbams, Neill Blomkamp or Joseph Kosinski?
  216. Banks is on the net , but he keeps quiet about it.
  217. Banks and Religion
  218. The Final Three
  219. What is the significance of the Culture ?
  220. Implications of hell in Surface Detail
  221. Bank's Best Action Scenes
  222. Deus ex machina: Banks' versus the stereotype
  223. Banks' Most Poignant Scenes
  224. Help with a IMB Quote...
  225. A Few Notes On The Culture
  226. Least Enjoyable "M" Book, and Why
  227. Surface Detail questions [SPOILERS]
  228. Secret Courtyard download?
  229. Favorites by category - all Culture novels [Spoilers]
  230. The Culture's Definitive Dramtis Personae [POSSIBLE SPOILERS]
  231. GSV Dreaming
  232. The Algebraist ...infinite funspace ?
  233. Earth's version of The Culture's Referers?
  234. Funniest Comments in The Culture Novels
  235. Excerpts that convey the scale of stuff in The Culture series
  236. The New Consider Phlebas thread (contains spoilers)
  237. ROU in "Dr. Who"
  238. The new The Player of Games thread (contains spoilers)
  239. The New Excession thread (SPOILERS APLENTY)
  240. Use of Weapons [Ruinous Spoilers]
  241. IMB and games produced by Bungie
  242. Connected
  243. Elon Musk tribute
  244. Why did he call it the Culture ?
  245. The Culture Reread at Tor
  246. Amazon Adapting Iain M Banks Space Opera Consider Phlebas
  247. A couple of Culture movies