In the second half of the show, We replay an interview aired earlier with Iain M. Banks discussing his novel The Steep Approach to Garbadale. Iain M. Banks is one of the most successful and critically acclaimed British SF writers of the last 20 years. His new novel is called Matter. It marks a return to the Culture, the galaxy-spanning civilization that has awed readers since the publication of Consider Phlebas in 1987.
Although he’s been gone over a year, the spirit of James Brown still prevails over all. Today we listen to Hank Ballard, as produced by JB. Plus, we listen to the JBs. And then we wrap it up – literally – with the man himself as today is the day Christie’s in New York auctions off 300+ items from the James Brown estate, including an array of capes and pantsuits. A little audio couture to start your day!