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Iain M Banks on The Book Cafe

On Monday the 8th of October, Iain M Banks appeared on BBC’s Book Cafe, discussing his newest book The Hydrogen Sonata. You can listen to a clip from the show with Iain’s interview on the BBC Radio website here.

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Iain Banks Appearances in Spring 2012

Spring is nearly here, and with it comes the much-anticipated Stonemouth – Iain Banks’ new novel set in an estuary town in far-north Scotland. To support the release of the novel, Iain will be appearing at a number of events around the UK, including: The Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival – Wednesday 25th April Key Words Dinner […]

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Stonemouth – read the new Iain Banks novel before anyone else does

Stonemouth. Home to sea fog. Gangsters. Lost love. And a suspension bridge . . . Iain Banks returns in April with his new novel – a dark, fast-paced and brilliant thriller that deals with adolescence, love and vengeance, and the perils of coming home. We’re very excited about it, and with less than three months […]

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World Book Night 2012: “The Player of Games” selected

Time left to sign up as a giver [CountDown id=1 width=250 custom_widget=1 containerx=0 containerxy=0 imagebackground=false reflection=false year=2012 month=2 day=1 hours=00 minute=00 textunder=true] After so many of you voted to see an Iain M Banks title on the World Book Night 2012 list, we were thrilled when it actually happened and The Player of Games made […]

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Iain Banks on BBC Radio 6 Music

This Sunday, 27th of November, tune in at 12pm to hear Iain Banks on BBC Radio 6 Music as he takes listeners through an hour of music as part of the BBC 6 Paperback Writers programme. More information can be found on the BBC Radio 6 website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017pncn

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The Wasp Factory, BBC Radio 4 Bookclub, Sunday Nov 6th

The Banksoniain’s David H informs us that: “The Wasp Factory will be featured on the BBC Radio 4 programme Bookclub on Sunday November 6th (and repeated on the 10th). It was recorded in Edinburgh on Monday.” There’s no scheduled programme information on the R4 Bookclub page just yet, so keep an eye out for confirmation […]

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Free Iain Banks Event, Edinburgh, 28 Sept 2011

Iain Banks will be taking part in reading event at the University of Edinburgh next Wednesday, 28th September. The event has been organised by the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh and admission is free. See www.word-power.co.uk for details. Thanks to David H of The Banksoniain for the heads-up.

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Iain Banks on Channel 5’s Gadget Show, 23 Sept 2011

Iain Banks will be appearing on The Gadget Show on Channel 5 on Friday 23rd September at 20:00. From RadioTimes.com: “Season 16 Episode 6 sees Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley create their own interactive e-books, using digital technology to revamp two classic novels – Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days and Bram Stoker’s […]

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Iain Banks at Get Moray Reading Book Festival

Iain Banks will be one of the major names appearing at this year’s Get Moray Reading Book Festival, which runs from 21st – 24th September. Iain will be appearing at 19.00 on Thursday 22nd. More details at the festival website. And here’s the full programme of events [pdf link]. Thanks (as usual) to David H […]

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Banks for World Book Night

The Wasp Factory has made it onto the top 100 long-list for World Book Night. If you’re as keen as we are to see a Banks book on the final list of 25 that will be sent out to thousands of participating readers, you can do your bit to make that happen by creating an […]

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Iain [M] Banks at the 2011 Edinburgh Book Festival

The 2011 Edinburgh Book Festival programme has been published and from it we learn that Iain Banks will be appearing at the RBS Main Theatre on Thursday 18th August, from 8.00pm – 9.00pm in an event titled ‘What Lies Beneath the Surface Detail’. Tickets for the event are £10.00 and will be on sale from […]

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Iain [M] Banks Events in June 2011

Iain will be out and about in June to support the paperback publication of Surface Detail and the appearances page of the site has been updated with details of the following events: Friday 3rd June: Alt Fiction, Leicester Sunday 5th June: Hay Festival Monday 6th June: British Library (with Francis Spufford) Saturday 11th June: The […]

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