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Iain M Banks

A pseudonym used by Iain Banks

Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels.
Anthologies containing stories by Iain M Banks
Short stories
Cleaning Up (1987)
Descendant (1987)
A Gift from the Culture (1987)
Scratch (1987)
Road of Skulls (1988)
Odd Attachment (1989)
Piece (1989)

Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book nominee (1991) : Use of Weapons
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1996) : Excession
British Science Fiction Association Best Novel winner (1997) : Excession
Hugo Best Novel nominee (2005) : The Algebraist
Prometheus Award Best Book nominee (2009) : Matter
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (2013) : The Hydrogen Sonata

Iain M Banks recommends
Affairs at Hampden Ferrers
Affairs at Hampden Ferrers (2004)
Brian Aldiss
"Brian Aldiss is one of the most influential - and one of the best - SF writers Britain has ever produced."
The Endymion Omnibus
The Endymion Omnibus (2005)
Dan Simmons
"Truly astonishing."
Seeds of Earth
Seeds of Earth (2009)
(Humanity's Fire, book 1)
Michael Cobley
"Proper galaxy-spanning Space Opera."

Intrusion (2012)
Ken MacLeod
"A twistedly clever, frighteningly plausible dystopian glimpse."

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