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  1. Peter Kenny Interview

    Peter Kenny is the audio book reader that has done most of Banks's work (not quite all). Here is a chat/interview between him and Gavin the audio...

    Started by daveh‎, 08-06-2014 10:16 PM
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  2. Iain Banks: Critical Essays - Call for Papers

    There is going to be a volume about Banks in the Gylphi Contemporary Writers series. They are currently looking for essay proposals. Source:...

    Started by daveh‎, 27-04-2014 10:12 AM
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  3. The Wasp Factory – one of 50 life-changing books for teens

    The Wasp Factory – one of 50 life-changing books for teens March 6th, 2014 in Book News The Wasp Factory has been voted one of the top 50 books...

    Started by Deep Black‎, 11-03-2014 03:40 PM
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  4. Poetry to be published February 2015

    "Little, Brown is delighted to announce that in February 2015, we will publish a collection of Iain and Ken Macleod’s poems, edited by Ken." Source:...

    Started by daveh‎, 16-02-2014 09:32 PM
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    18-02-2014, 01:12 AM Go to last post
  5. A Gift from the Culture – The First Culture Movie!?

    Well, it is in development, and only about 5% of films that enter the “in development” phase make it to the big screen, but then that is a better...

    Started by daveh‎, 21-10-2009 02:41 PM
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  6. Waterstones UK Author of the Year 2013 Shortlist

    Iain Banks is on the shortlist along with: Kate Atkinson, Patrick Ness, Maggie O'Farrell, Jim Crace and Neil Gaiman. The result will be announced at...

    Started by daveh‎, 23-11-2013 07:37 PM
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  7. Iain [M] Banks mentions in the media

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7730145.stm David Davis picked the complete works of Iain Banks as his reading material on Desert Island...

    Started by rac‎, 11-12-2008 11:08 PM
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    04-11-2013, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  8. 50 Best Scottish Books of the Last 50 Years - Shortlist / Vote

    Iain Banks (with The Bridge) and Iain M Banks (with Excession) have both made the shortlist for the Scottish Book Trust's vote. The list is at:...

    Started by daveh‎, 31-10-2013 06:17 PM
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    31-10-2013, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Feersum Endjinn - SF Masterworks Edition

    Listed for publication next week, October 10th, is an SF Masterworks edition of Feersum Endjinn. ISBN: 9781473202511. Having said that, on Amazon...

    Started by daveh‎, 03-10-2013 08:13 AM
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    30-10-2013, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  10. The Quarry Publication Date

    http://www.hindustantimes.com/Books/Chunk-HT-UI-BooksSectionPage-LiteraryBuzz/Iain-Banks-The-Quarry-set-for-June-debut/Article1-1056656.aspx ...

    Started by Conscious Bob‎, 10-05-2013 01:22 PM
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    03-09-2013, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  11. Unexpected mention of Banks in this Nigel Kennedy interview

    http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/aug/30/nigel-kennedy-interview-conductors-overrated

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 31-08-2013 12:01 PM
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    02-09-2013, 05:56 PM Go to last post
  12. Anger at dramatic discounting of Banks' The Quarry

    http://www.thebookseller.com/news/anger-dramatic-discounting-banks-quarry.html Independent booksellers reacted with shock and anger to dramatic...

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 15-06-2013 04:15 PM
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    17-06-2013, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  13. Iain Banks’s ‘bucket list’ wish for final book

    http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/scotland/iain-banks-s-bucket-list-wish-for-final-book-1-2968679 THE Quarry may have been Iain Banks’s...

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 16-06-2013 10:20 PM
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    17-06-2013, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  14. 11 Rules of Good Writing That Iain M. Banks Left as His Legacy

    A nice piece about Iain's SF legacy on io9: http://io9.com/11-rules-of-good-writing-that-iain-m-banks-left-as-his-512191076

    Started by charismatic megafauna‎, 11-06-2013 03:32 AM
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  15. Hydrogen Sonata on 2013 Campbell Award Shortlist

    The Hydrogen Sonata, by Iain M. Banks Any Day Now, by Terry Bisson Existence, by David Brin The Rapture of the Nerds, by Cory Doctorow and Charles...

    Started by daveh‎, 11-05-2013 10:06 PM
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  16. Paul Krugman is a Banks fan

    Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize winning economist and thorn in side of American wacko conservatives, posted a note on his NY Times column The Conscience of...

    Started by charismatic megafauna‎, 20-04-2013 02:49 AM
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    20-04-2013, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  17. Iain gets a mention in Relapse 21

    Iain gets a bit of a slagging by Michael Moorcock in Relapse fanzine 21. And I quote Now Iain is generally held to be a 'literary' writer, and...

    Started by Old Vig‎, 17-04-2013 03:14 PM
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    19-04-2013, 01:01 AM Go to last post
  18. European Grandmaster

    At the Eurocon in Kiev this weekend it seems that Iain was given the title of European Grandmaster (along with Terry Pratchett). See...

    Started by daveh‎, 14-04-2013 07:52 AM
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    15-04-2013, 10:57 PM Go to last post
  19. Wasp Factory - Film Option 2010

    On Friday at Novacon Iain was in a late night jokey interview and was asked about a film of The Wasp Factory. He talked about his annoyance that an...

    Started by daveh‎, 16-11-2010 05:42 PM
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  20. Short film of Piece, Iain's story about religious fundamentalism

    Hi there everybody, We are in the process of putting together a festival competition film based on Iain's short story 'Piece'. To this end we...

    Started by piecethefilm‎, 23-10-2012 10:39 AM
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    30-11-2012, 03:46 PM Go to last post

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