Showing posts with label Iain Banks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iain Banks. Show all posts

Thursday 11 December 2014

Alex Salmond and Iain Banks

I was proud to shake Alex Salmnd's hand when I met him in Edinburgh 2012! Thanks for always putting Scotland first and back on the map. He was there with brilliant Scottish author Iain Banks who sadly died recently. 

Wednesday 3 April 2013

Iain Banks illness

Sad news about Iain Banks illness, one of Scotlands best loved authors. Iain Banks in Edinburgh 2012. Iain Banks, Scottish novelist and science fiction writer, at The Edinburgh International Book Festival. Credit Pauline Keightley. Copyright: 

Iain Banks (born on 16 February 1954 in Fife) 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".