For fans of Banks' Culture books, B&N now has an exclusive interview with him
where he briefly discusses writing Consider Phlebas
in conjunction with B&N's monthly spotlight promotion (which according to another post
, is Orbit's April monthly special applicable to all participating US stores).
Also, at some point it dropped to the promo pricing @ Kobo
for US persons (I assume that's the right link, since I'm getting a "Content not available internationally message") for anyone who might like to try the Kobo Gift Card + VPN IP proxy workaround for geo-restrictions