Iain M. Banks, aka Iain Banks for his more mainstream fiction (The Wasp Factory, The Crow Road), makes an appearance at Anthony Burgess Foundation to launch his latest science fiction novel, The Hydrogen Sonata. The novel follows on from where Banks left his techno-utopian Culture universe 25 years previously in Consider Phlebas.

This event is part of the 2012 Manchester Literature Festival – we’ll be previewing more MLF over the coming weeks.

Thu 11 Oct, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, M1 5BY, Tel: 0161 235 0776, 7pm, £8/£6, www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk.

Thu 11 Oct
Bee Gebhardt
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Sat 6 Oct 2012