Iain M. Banks is Dying
April 3, 2013 9:59 AM   Subscribe

Iain M. Banks, author of the "Culture" novels, has announced he has only a few months to live. Banks, who also writes general fiction under the name Iain Banks, has been diagnosed with late-stage gall bladder cancer.

Here is a statement on Banks's own website.
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posted by Fizz at 10:00 AM on April 3, 2013

This makes me terribly sad. Banks is one of the few science fiction authors I still read. I love the "Culture" novels. He's a wonderful writer.
posted by Schadenfreudian at 10:00 AM on April 3, 2013

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