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Submission + - Author Iain Banks has terminal cancer (

An anonymous reader writes: The BBC reports that Iain Banks, acclaimed mainstream author and creator of the sci-fi Culture series, has terminal gall-bladder cancer. The 59-year old Scot said that it was very unlikely that he would live for more than a year.

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