February 19, 2014 Also: Haruki Murakami's next novel to be published in the U.S., Iain Banks' poetry; Rachel Kushner on gendered writing.
Scottish novelist Iain Banks wrote science fiction under the name Iain M. Banks, and mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks.
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July 5, 2013 Also: Harry Potter's Diagon Alley is now walkable, sort of, in Google Streetview; Jane Smiley on Alice Munro's retirement; a "review" of America.
June 10, 2013 Also: U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to be given second term; the best books coming out this week.
Mackenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com attend the "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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April 3, 2013 Also: Scottish science fiction writer Iain Banks says he has late stage gall bladder cancer and likely won't live into 2014; a blog calculates the price of Hogwarts Castle; some unfounded literary rumors; and the "politically subversive" poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty.
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