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Interviews

Iain Banks talks to… Ken Livingstone?

The New Statesman website has posted an interview with Iain carried out by none other than Ken Livingstone. Yes, that Ken Livignstone, the former Mayor of London. Turns out he’s something of an sf fan: […]

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Iain Banks interviewed for The Guardian

In a feature-length interview piece posted to The Guardian‘s website, Maxton Walker talks to Iain about whether or not Transition can (or should) be interpreted as a literary attack on American foreign policy and his […]

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Iain Banks interviewed for The Independent

The Independent‘s website is running an interview with Iain conducted by Arifa Akbar. Discussions range across Iain’s plans to write a symphony, the concept of “Christian terrorism” in Transition, the effect that the passing of […]

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Iain Banks interviewed for The Scotsman

In an interview posted on The Scotsman‘s website, Aidan Smith asks Iain about Transition, as well as topics as diverse as his friendly rivalry with fellow Fife-resident Ian Rankin, drugs, the women in his life […]

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Iain Banks in conversation with Clive James – today

I’ve just been handed the following newsflash by the ever-alert Dave H of The Banksoniain fanzine: “Iain Banks will be the guest on Clive James in Conversation on Tuesday 18th August (i.e. TODAY!) at the […]

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Iain Banks talks to the Prague Post

Earlier in the month, to coincide with his appearance at the Prague Writers’ Festival, Iain Banks was interviewed by the Prague Post. When asked about forthcoming brand new novel Transition‘s placement in the M / […]

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Iain Banks talks to The View From Here

Mike French, Editor of online literary news & reviews ‘zine The View From Here has posted a new interview with Iain Banks, in two parts: part one, part two. The discussion ranges across Iain’s love […]

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Iain Banks discusses the Future of Science Fiction with the BBC

Iain has contributed to a BBC website column entitled How Sci-Fi Moves With the Times, along with fellow writers Ken MacLeod, Paul Cornell and Ian Watson. In the course of describing his general approach to […]

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Paul Cornell ‘State of the Art’ audio interview

As part of Sci-Fi London’s Reality Check podcast series, Alex Fitch talks to Paul Cornell about his work on the BBC radio adaptation of ‘The State of the Art’, which airs on Radio 4 tomorrow […]

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Iain Banks email Q&A October 2008

Welcome to the latest Q&A session with Iain Banks. The first two sessions can be found here: Q&A session I and Q&A session II. Read on for the latest Q’s from Iain’s readers and fans, […]

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Iain Banks talks to Writing Magazine

Iain has been interviewed for the latest edition of Writer’s News Writing Magazine and talks about a number of writing-related subjects, including plotting, character development, pre-planning and avoiding the temptation to polish work until the […]

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A few more Banks-esque links

The Guardian asks Iain a few quick-fire questions about his environmental credentials in their Green Room column. Independent columnist Matthew Bell makes a brief mention of Iain’s recent appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. […]

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