Iain Banks

Type: Person
Name: Iain Banks
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

What made you sign up for the drama Klondike?

It was about my character (19th century adventurer Bill Haskell) to be honest. Like Game Of Thrones, it was about this intense situation that people put themselves in and the decisions they make - with Klondike [about the gold rush in the Yukon] you couldn’t ... [Published East Lothian Today - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Weekend Reading: Annalee Newitz: The io9 Manifesto: Science Is Political: A Better Tomorrow Today!

Annalee Newitz:The io9 Manifesto: Science Is Political: "io9 started out in 2007 as the germ of an idea for a site about futurism......with a name that was a joke about brain implants. Six and a half years later, we've grown in size--but we've also grown ... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Save more than £100 on Easter family day trips in tomorrow's 80-page Dunfermline Press

:45YOU can save more than £100 with our great offers which include 2-for-1 entry at Alton Towers, one free child ticket at Deep Sea World in North Queensferry and kids go free at the Hampden experience in tomorrow's Dunfermline Press.Share this imageTHIS ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sohn: Tremors (Review)

Drowning the self in a sea of sound‘Swim,’ Fassin said. ‘You know; when your head kind of seems to swim because you suddenly think, “Hey, I’m a human being but I’m years from home and we’re all living in the midst of mad-shit aliens and super-weapons ... [Published Pop Matters - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Private Hear: April 2014

Featuring work from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, Churchill, Home Office, Scoffable.com, BBC Sport and TomTom. Malcolm Poynton chief creative officer, Europe, SapientNitroFirst, I hear two little words: "I’m pregnant." Not quite what I expect ... [Published Campaign Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Iain Banks to be honoured at festival

:45 0 commentsONE of West Fife’s most famous sons will be honoured at the Glasgow book festival this week.Share this imageThe life of Dunfermline-born literary hero Iain Banks – who lived in North Queensferry – will be celebrated at Aye Write! and extracts ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

News in brief: Wednesday 2 April

:00A round-up of news from across the area...End of the road for TV dramaTHE final bell will sound at Greenock-based TV show Waterloo Road, it has been confirmed.Bosses today announced the end of the road for the BBC One drama — it will finish next y ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Festival to pay tribute to Iain Banks

Organisers of the Aye Write! festival have announced this year's event will open with a tribute to Iain Banks.The Remembering Iain Banks event will feature a series of his unpublished poems, which will be shared with the public for the first time.Held ... [Published BBC - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ulimate liberalism

What do people see as the ideal society under liberalism.What is the end state? What does it look like when achieved? in regard human relations, how the world should function, etc..Francis Fukuyama wrote in 1992 the "end of history", that we had arrived ... [Published Politics.ie - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Quarry review – a rant against the dying of the light

'An underlying charm' … Iain Banks. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian Shortly before he completed the first draft of this novel, Iain Banks discovered that he had cancer; with horrible irony, the central character is dying of the same disease. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Event to launch new exhibition on the work of Iain Banks

Event to launch new exhibition on the work of Iain Banks ... [Published Noodls - Mar 14 2014]
Entities: Iain Banks
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 1 reports

Iain Banks poetry collection to be published in 2015

The final work of Iain Banks, a poetry collection, will be published on the author's birthday, February 16, in 2015.The collection, published by Little, Brown, will contain works by Banks, who died in June 2013, as well as contributions from fellow Scot ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 21 2014]
Entities: Iain Banks, Ken Macleod

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Scots author Ken Macleod, who knew Banks since childhood, said: "the event will certainly be a fitting tribute to iain as he had a strong connection with aye write. he appeared at the festival several times and always enjoyed it."

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What made you sign up for the drama Klondike? [Published East Lothian Today - Apr 21 2014]
Weekend Reading: Annalee Newitz: The io9 Manife... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 19 2014]
Weekend Reading: Annalee Newitz: The io9 Manife... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 19 2014]
Designer paints concept airplanes inspired by d... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 16 2014]
Save more than £100 on Easter family day trips ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 09 2014]
Rescued shoal of piranhas at Deep Sea World [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 08 2014]
Sohn: Tremors (Review) [Published Pop Matters - Apr 07 2014]
You’re Not Reading Enough Japanese Comic Books:... [Published Crooked Timber - Apr 07 2014]
Airdrieonians v Dunfermline Athletic - live upd... [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 05 2014]
Private Hear: April 2014 [Published Campaign Magazine - Apr 04 2014]
Iain Banks to be honoured at festival [Published Dunfermline Press - Apr 03 2014]
News in brief: Wednesday 2 April [Published Greenock Telegraph - Apr 02 2014]
Workshops Held For Herndon Metrorail [Published Arlington Connection - Apr 02 2014]
Festival to pay tribute to Iain Banks [Published BBC - Mar 31 2014]
Ulimate liberalism [Published Politics.ie - Mar 28 2014]
We must reclaim Hebrew for all Jews, even if it... [Published Jewish News Weekly - Mar 27 2014]
The Top 10 Ultimate SF Weapons [Published SFX - Mar 27 2014]
Op-Ed: American Jewry must reclaim Hebrew [Published JTA - Mar 23 2014]
The Quarry review – a rant against the dying of... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 18 2014]
What is a Genre? [Published New Indian Express - Mar 17 2014]
Event to launch new exhibition on the work of I... [Published Noodls - Mar 14 2014]
Statin side-effects [Published Telegraph - Mar 14 2014]
Stewart Brand and his library for the ages [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Mar 05 2014]
The top ten: First lines in fiction [Published The Independent - Mar 02 2014]
Iain Banks poetry collection to be published in... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 21 2014]
In the hipster's den: the playful politics of #... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 31 2014]
The Fiver: Three-Legged Overweight Baby Elephan... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Jan 29 2014]
Notable Deaths of 2013 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jan 18 2014]
The 2013 review of the year [Published Telegraph - Dec 27 2013]
The politics of science fiction [Published Marginal Revolution - Dec 18 2013]
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Weekend Reading: Annalee Newitz: The io9 Manife... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 19 2014]
Annalee Newitz:The io9 Manifesto: Science Is Political: "io9 started out in 2007 as the germ of an idea for a site about futurism......with a name that was a joke about brain implants. Six and a half years later, we've grown in size--but we've also grown ...
Weekend Reading: Annalee Newitz: The io9 Manife... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 19 2014]
Annalee Newitz: The io9 Manifesto: Science Is Political : "io9 started out in 2007 as the germ of an idea for a site about futurism... ...with a name that was a joke about brain implants. Six and a half years later, we've grown in size--but we've ...
You’re Not Reading Enough Japanese Comic Books:... [Published Crooked Timber - Apr 07 2014]
Ha, just kidding! Sorry, sensei! It’s actually me, your friendly yet irreverent and over-enthusiastic Belle Waring. I read so much manga, dudes. So much. In Singapore, we use the metric system and everything, (which is way more rational, except for acres ...
Stewart Brand and his library for the ages [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Mar 05 2014]
I wouldn’t have guessed that the guy was such a ferocious Iain Banks fan.  From: Alexander Rose of Long Now Foundation “Long Now’s Founding Board Member Stewart Brand suggested more than 70 volumes for our Manual for Civilization collection. The Manual ...
Iain Banks poetry collection to be published in... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Feb 21 2014]
The final work of Iain Banks, a poetry collection, will be published on the author's birthday, February 16, in 2015.The collection, published by Little, Brown, will contain works by Banks, who died in June 2013, as well as contributions from fellow Scot ...
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