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Posted on 10 January 2018 | 4:22 am
'The old books I turn to in the middle of
Irish Times'The old books I turn to in the middle of the night when sleep is elusive'Irish TimesIain Banks: The Crow Road (Scribner 1992). 16. Mary Wesley: The Chamomile Lawn (Macmillan 1984). 17. Madhur Jaffrey: Indian Cooking (BBC 1982). 18. Pat McCabe: The Butcher Boy (Picador 1992). 19. Joan Brady: Theory of War (Abacus 1994). 20. Truman ...
Posted on 5 January 2018 | 10:00 pm
How the Endless series reimagined the 4X
PC GamerHow the Endless series reimagined the 4X strategy genrePC GamerThis article was originally published in PC Gamer issue 312. For more quality articles about all things PC gaming, you can subscribe now in the UK and the US. The arrival of a new 4X game is a special event in the PC gaming calendar, like a solar ...
Posted on 4 January 2018 | 6:46 am
SpaceX Reveals Latest Images of Falcon
Interesting EngineeringSpaceX Reveals Latest Images of Falcon Heavy, the World's Most Powerful Operational RocketInteresting EngineeringSpaceX has two autonomous spaceport drone ships that they use as a landing pad for rockets. Twelve of the attempted seventeen landings on the drones have been successful. The drones form an integral part of SpaceX's mission to reuse rockets in order to ...Falcon Heavy | SpaceXSpaceXNRO: SpaceX 'Zuma' Payload Not Its BirdAviation Weekall 115 news articles »
Posted on 3 January 2018 | 3:51 am
PSD2: Europe's banks brace for new EU data
CNBCPSD2: Europe's banks brace for new EU data sharing rulesCNBCBanks have long been at an advantage when it comes to data on their customers. From current accounts to credit cards, established lenders have access to vast amounts of information that financial technology (fintech) competitors could only dream of. In ...and more »
Posted on 25 December 2017 | 7:24 pm
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
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