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Posted on 12 July 2018 | 8:50 pm
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Fife TodayTennent's Lager launches Fife beer taps - Fife TodayFife TodayTennent's Lager have launched a new beer tap which celebrates Fife culture.and more »
Posted on 12 July 2018 | 7:01 am
  What's on? TV highlights for Monday July 9 -
RTE.ieWhat's on? TV highlights for Monday July 9RTE.ieBased on Iain Banks's best-selling novel of the same name, this classy drama stars Peter Mullan, Charlotte Spencer, and Brian Gleeson. Stewart Gilmour arrives home in Stonemouth after two years in exile. Sad circumstances bring him back: his best ...and more »
Posted on 9 July 2018 | 4:04 am
  11 of the best TV shows to watch this week -
Irish Times11 of the best TV shows to watch this weekIrish TimesEyebrows arched in 2015 when the BBC decided to adapt the novel by Iain Banks in just two hour-long parts. Many felt the Beeb could have stretched the story to at least six episodes, but budget constraints were blamed for the short running time. Still ...
Posted on 7 July 2018 | 10:00 pm
  Sorry, Scarlett Johansson, but there's a
The IndependentSorry, Scarlett Johansson, but there's a difference between playing a role and playing an identityThe IndependentBuffalo Bill has been criticised extensively by the trans community, but there were others before him. A few years ago, we read Iain Banks' 1984 book The Wasp Factory in my A level English Literature class. The book described in violent detail the ...New Regency Wins 'Rub & Tug'; Rupert Sanders Directs Scarlett Johansson In Joel Silver-Produced Tale Of Pittsburgh ...DeadlineScarlett Johansson Reteams With 'Ghost in the Shell' Director for True-Life Massage Parlor Film 'Rub & Tug'Hollywood ReporterScarlett Johansson's Response To Her New Movie's Backlash Just Reiterates The Root Of The IssueBustlePittsburgh Post-Gazetteall 261 news articles »
Posted on 4 July 2018 | 8:08 am
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  The poetry of Iain Banks
Before his death, bestselling Scottish author Iain Banks decided to published his poetry with his friend and science fiction writer Ken MacLeod. The result is Poems by Iain Banks and Ken MacLeod.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 6:27 pm
  Greenock siblings are far-travelled
FIFTY years ago the Rev Lachlan MacLeod, his wife Jetta and their six children left the Island of Lewis and made their way to their new home in Denholm Street, Greenock.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 9:53 am
  Morning Star :: Incredibly true to our times
RADICAL science fiction and fantasy flourished in the 1980s, a decade of economic insecurity, aggressive foreign policies and cant about “the enemy within.”
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 8:01 pm
  Highland hero of poetry hailed 250 years on
HE IS dubbed the Highlands’ most famous literary son. James Macpherson was – like modern-day Scots JK Rowling, Iain Banks, Christopher Brookmyre and Ian Rankin – a bestseller of his day.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:15 pm
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  Festival adaptation of Lanark well worth the
Published in 1981, it remains a benchmark for Scottish literature and inspired a new generation of Scottish writers from Janice Galloway to AL Kennedy and Iain Banks. I’ve been simmering with anticipation since I discovered playwright David Greig and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:33 pm
  Five things you need to know today!
Today South Queensferry author Ken MacLeod is appearing to present the book of Iain Banks’ poems he has combined with some of his own poetry. Usually MacLeod is himself a renowned science fiction writer, so this is a bit of a departure for him.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:01 pm
  Alasdair Gray's Lanark hits the stage:
Irvine Welsh, Ali Smith, Iain Banks and AL Kennedy are among those who have testified to its influence. To those names one can add Graham Eatough and David Greig. It has been a “long-held dream” for the pair to stage Lanark. Greig, who is Scotland’s ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 10:38 pm
  Tartan Noir – 10 top crime writers, and
Who is your favourite author? Iain Banks, especially because he was like a two-for-one thanks to his sci-fi novels. I found him very inspiring in my adolescent years and he continued to inspire me, whereas some authors can only do that for a little while.
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 10:55 am
  Book Club: Shari Low opens the pages of the
My favourite? An evocative, exquisite photo of Iain Banks that is, in Chris’s words, “the most poignant of the series”. Reader's choice: Stephen McCarthy, Glasgow Summer House With Swimming Pool by Herman Koch. This is a fabulous thriller from Dutch ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
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  Writer Iain Banks: I have months to live
Scottish writer Iain Banks said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with late-stage gall bladder cancer and has just months to live.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 4:13 am
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  MLAtweeter: RT @MicheaLeeNelson:
MLAtweeter: RT @MicheaLeeNels^: "Science ficti^ is trying to find alternative ways of looking at realities." ~Iain Banks  #scifi Author #QOTD #Quote…
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 11:01 pm
  FishMcready: @johnfmarion @primalpoly
FishMcready: @johnfmari&@# @primalpoly @aarieff @NYTimesOpini&@# I'm just an overly optimistic techno-utopianist. Too much Iain Ba… https://t.co/4PJrgbJUfZ
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 11:01 pm
  R_L_Robinson: @matttrinh Much and such the
R_L_Robins#: @matttrinh Much and such the same for me. Also Iain Banks, Moor*%, Vance and others.
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 11:01 pm
  bookythought: @cmlwilson How about Ella
bookythought: @cmlwils@*@% How about Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn? Incredibly clever writing and storytelling. The Wasp Factory by… https://t.co/a6E0iYEz3m
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 11:01 pm
  tggleeson: RT @NewtonEmerson: In Iain Banks'
tgglees&%*: RT @Newt&%*Emers&%*: In Iain Banks' sci-fi novels, this was the punishment for murder. https://t.co/qQtCxsShxu
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 11:01 pm
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  Open Question: Best Iain Banks book?
Posted on 4 April 2014 | 12:25 am
  Resolved Question: How is deception shown in
Posted on 9 September 2013 | 6:38 am
  Resolved Question: What is your favourite
Thanks for your answers.
Posted on 9 June 2013 | 7:39 am
  Resolved Question: What is on the front
http://www.iain-banks.net/uk/the-wasp-factory/
Posted on 31 March 2011 | 4:53 am
  Resolved Question: The wasp factory by Iain
Did Frank really get bitten by a dog when he was younger or was his dad lying to cover up the fact that he is a girl?
Posted on 8 November 2010 | 12:29 am



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