Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 21, 2013

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A fine sendoff from Banks, a new domestic thriller from Barclay, a treat for fans of historical fiction, a whirlwind thriller from Palmer, a fantasy series launch from Preston, a sure bet from Silva, and Willett’s funny and whip-smart take on the modern book world

Iain (M.) Banks, Rest in Peace

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Two months after Iain Banks announced on his website that he had been diagnosed with terminal gall bladder cancer, the Scottish author of such acclaimed novels as The Wasp Factory¬† and The Hydrogen Sonata lost his brief battle on June 9 at the age of 59. Praised by William Gibson as “a phenomenon” and “fearlessly […]

Iain Banks Doubleheader | October 15, 2012

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Reviews of Iain Banks’s Stonemouth and The Hydrogen Sonata from the Oct. 15 issue.

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