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Iain Banks

Scottish Science-fiction Novelist
Male
Born Feb 16, 1954
Hometown Dunfermline
Died Jun 9, 2013
Nationality Scottish
Other Names Banks, Iain M

Iain Banks is a Scottish writer. He writes mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks, and science fiction as Iain M. Banks, including the initial of his adopted middle name Menzies. In 2008, The Times named Banks in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".… Read More

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  • What Science Fiction Movie Or Novel Is Most Prescient Today?
    NYTimes - Dec 29, 2015
  • Sara Mc Corquodale: Why Scottish Culture Must Kept Separate From The Independence Push
    Huffington Post - Aug 07, 2013
  • Asteroid 5099 Renamed After Sci Fi Legend Iain M Banks
    Huffington Post - Jul 05, 2013
  • Iain Banks Bids Us Farewell With 'the Quarry'
    NPR - Jun 29, 2013

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1954 Birth Born in 1954.

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2013 59 Years Old He died on 9 June 2013. … Read More
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