Celebrate 20 years of the Culture with Iain M. Banks' latest, The Hydrogen Sonata

Those who have been paying attention to the evolution of Iain M. Banks' Culture series over the past two decades may have noticed that they are getting darker. His previous entry in the series, the fantastically disturbing and bleak Surface Detail, was about civilizations that consigned their inhabitants to a virtual… »10/22/12 7:32pm10/22/12 7:32pm