Iain Banks

Iain Banks

Iain Banks also wrote as: Iain M. Banks.

Iain Banks was born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland on February 16th, 1954 and passed away at the age of 59 on June 9th, 2013.

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Iain Banks Stats: The highest rated book by Iain Banks on Book Notification is The Player of Games, the 2nd novel in the Culture series. The second-highest rated book is Use of Weapons (Culture #4).

The most read book by Iain Banks on Book Notification is Consider Phlebas, the first novel in the Culture series. The second most read book is The Player of Games (Culture #2).

Below is a complete list of Iain Banks books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Culture Books in Publication Order (as Iain M. Banks)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6.31984
2
1985
3
91986
4
1987
5
1989
6
1992
7
101993
8
81993
9
61994
10
1995
11
1997
12
1999
13
2002
14
8.72004
15
102005
16
2009
17
2012
18
102013

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Iain Banks Anthologies in Publication Order

Iain Banks: Biography

Iain Banks was born on February 16th, 1954. Iain passed away June 9th, 2013 at 59 years old. Iain Banks was born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.

Iain Banks is probably best known for their Standalone Novels. There are currently 18 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1984 with the novel The Wasp Factory. The most recently released novel was The Quarry which was released in 2013.

Iain Banks also wrote the Culture series which has 11 books including Consider Phlebas and The Player of Games.

Iain Banks: Awards & Accolades

Banks' book, The Quarry was nominated for the British Book Awards, UK Author of the Year, in 2013.

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The most common authors followed by users who also follow Iain Banks are:

  1. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  2. Ray Bradbury, author of the novel: Fahrenheit 451.
  3. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  4. Rachel Caine, author of the Stillhouse Lake Series.
  5. Sherrilyn Kenyon, author of the Dark-Hunter Series.

Iain Banks: F.A.Q

When was Iain Banks Born?

Iain Banks was born on February 16th, 1954.

When did Iain Banks die?

Iain Banks died on June 9th, 2013 at 59 years old.

Where was Iain Banks Born?

Iain Banks was born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, .

What was the first book Iain Banks wrote?

The first novel written by Iain Banks was The Wasp Factory, published in 1984.

What was the most recent book Iain Banks wrote?

Their most recently released work was The Culture: The Drawings on November 7th, 2023.

How many books has Iain Banks written?

Iain Banks has written 31 books. 11 books in the Culture Series, 18 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books, 4 Standalone Novels.

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