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Iain Banks Posts

25th Anniversary Edition of The Crow Road

25 years ago, THE CROW ROAD first found its way into readers’ hands. From its bravura opening onwards, THE CROW ROAD is justly regarded as an outstanding contemporary novel. ‘It was the day my grandmother […]

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Ken McLeod’s introduction to Poems, published today

Iain Banks the literary novelist and Iain M. Banks the science-fiction writer are too well known to need introduction, but Iain Banks the poet has hitherto been almost undetected. A single poem, ‘041’, published in […]

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Walking on Glass walk

Starting at 3:33 pm on June 28th there will be a walk following Graham Park’s route from the Iain Banks book Walking on Glass. The date and time come from the book and the anniversary […]

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The Quarry is out in paperback now

Iain Banks’s last novel, The Quarry, is out now in paperback. The Quarry is the story of a dying man and his only son, six old friends, a missing videotape and a reunion in a […]

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The Wasp Factory – one of 50 life-changing books for teens

The Wasp Factory has been voted one of the top 50 books that help shape and inspire teenage lives the most, in a public vote held to mark World Book Day today. Thousands of adults […]

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Iain Banks publication in 2015 & tribute from Simon Pegg

Our much loved and admired author, Iain Banks would have celebrated his 60th birthday today, Sunday 16th February. To mark the date, Little, Brown is delighted to announce that in February 2015, we will publish […]

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Two Iain Banks Novels Make Top 10 Scottish Books

Iain Banks’ books account for two of the top ten books Scottish novels of the last 50 years as voted by the public. As part of Book Week Scotland 2013, The Scottish Books Trust conducted […]

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Asteroid Named After Iain Banks

In recent months, the astronomer José Luis Galache at the Minor Planet Center put forth a request that an asteroid be named after Iain M. Banks. Sadly, it was too late for Iain to hear […]

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Iain Banks Walk

Some of Iain Banks’ most avid readers have organised a commemorative walk in London on the 29th of June. Iain Banks’s second published novel, Walking on Glass, has three interlinked storylines. One of these has […]

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Leaving a message for Iain Banks

If you would like to leave a personal message for Iain, please feel free to sign his guestbook for friends and family: http://friends.banksophilia.com/guestbook/

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A Personal Statement from Iain Banks

I am officially Very Poorly. After a couple of surgical procedures, I am gradually recovering from jaundice caused by a blocked bile duct, but that – it turns out – is the least of my […]

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Banksonian #19 Available Now

David H, the editor of the Banksonian Fanzine, has been in touch to let us know the newest issue is available to download from efanzine.org. This edition looks back at 2012 but also forward into […]

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