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Iain Banks talks to Tim Haigh

Via Tim Haigh Reads Books, Iain Banks talks Surface Detail with interviewer Tim Haigh. Surface Detail Podcast Visit www.timhaighreadsbooks.com for an earlier interview with Iain on the subject of his previous novel, Transition. [Podcast produced […]

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Iain Banks to be Twinterviewed by Waterstones

Waterstones Booksellers (@waterstones will be hosting a Twinterview (that’s a Twitter-based Interview, for the uninitiated) on 19th October and are inviting questions from members of the Twitter-using public (the Twupblic?) To propose a question for […]

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Lisa Tuttle reviews Surface Detail for the Sunday Times

The October 9th The Times carried a review of brand new Culture novel Surface Detail by Lisa Tuttle, who said: “Banks’’ability to combine humour and horror, the cosmic and the human, as he builds an […]

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New Marain Alphabet font available to download

Daniel Solis (Art Director by day, Game Designer by night) posted a thread on the Iain Banks forum recently to let Banks fans know that he’s created a new font based on Iain Banks’ Marain […]

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Iain [M] Banks to relaunch Gourock Library

Another addition to this Autumn’s events calendar sees Iain Banks visiting Gourock to re-open their library after a major refurbishment, with a talk and signing event on Tuesday 26th October. More details on the Appearances […]

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Iain [M] Banks talks to James Rundle for SciFiNow

Iain M. Banks has been interviewed by James Rundle for SciFiNow. Topics of discussion include Iain’s writing history, his take on mainstream literature’s opinion of science fiction, his influences, recommended writers and whether he thinks […]

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Iain [M] Banks talks to Janice Forsyth

Iain was a guest on Janice Forsyth’s show on BBC Radio Scotland on Saturday October 2nd, along with actor and musician Tim Robbins. The interview with Iain kicks in round about 15:50 or so and […]

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A Few Early Reviews of Iain M Banks’ Surface Detail

With the publication of Surface Detail just over the horizon (UK: Oct 7th, US: Oct 28th) a few early reviews have started to appear. SFX Magazine said that Surface Detail is “…one of the most […]

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Read an Extract from Surface Detail by Iain M Banks

Not long now until the UK publication date of Iain M Banks’ brand new Culture novel, Surface Detail, on October 7th 2010 (US readers will have to wait just a little longer, until October 28th). […]

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Iain [M] Banks book signings in Bristol and Cambridge

This Autumn’s Surface Detail tour continues to grow, with the addition of two more dates for your diary, both lunchtime book signings: Tue 02.11.10 – Forbidden Planet Megastore, Bristol Wed 03.11.10 – Heffer’s Bookshop, Cambridge […]

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More Iain [M] Banks Autumn Appearances Confirmed

We’ve just added a few more confirmed events to the appearances page of the site: Tue 12.10.10 – Waterstone’s, Edinburgh West End Wed 13.10.10 – Waterstone’s, Glasgow Sauchiehall Street Thu 14.10.10 – Waterstone’s, Manchester Deansgate […]

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Banksoniain Issue #16 now available to download

Dave H has dropped us a line to say that the latest issue of his Banksoniain Fanzine is now ready to download and peruse at your leisure. Dave says: “This issue reports on 2010 up […]

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