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Submissions invited: JGB Bibliography update

By • Jul 31st, 2008 •

Category: Ballardosphere, bibliography

Submissions of up to 1000 words invited on any Ballard title.



Autopsy of the New Millennium: JGB exhibition opens tomorrow in Barcelona

By • Jul 22nd, 2008 •

Category: Ballardosphere, Barcelona, bibliography, film, inner space, visual art

Exciting news about Autopsy of the New Millennium, the 4-month exhibition celebrating the work and enduring influence of J.G. Ballard, opening at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona from tomorrow 22 July, 2008.



Miracles of Life (2008)

By • Feb 2nd, 2008 •

Category: autobiography, bibliography, non-fiction, Shanghai, Shepperton, WWII

From amazon.co.uk: Synopsis ‘Miracles of Life’ opens and closes in Shanghai, the city where J.G.Ballard was born, and where he spent the most of the Second World War interned with his family in a Japanese concentration camp. In the intervening chapters Ballard creates a memoir that is both an enthralling narrative and a detailed examination […]



J.G. Ballard Bibliography

By • Oct 17th, 2006 •

Category: Ballardosphere, bibliography

I’ve reproduced publishers’ synopses and added links to essays and reviews for most works; many thanks to Rick McGrath for the first-edition scans, much more evocative than the current crop of covers (but that’s another story). I’ve also added some rudimentary thoughts — placeholders — of my own, and will flesh these out as I […]



J.G. Ballard Bibliography: Novels

By • Oct 17th, 2006 •

Category: bibliography

JG BALLARD Novels • The Wind from Nowhere (1961) • The Drowned World (1962) • The Burning World (1964) (aka The Drought) • The Crystal World (1966) • The Atrocity Exhibition (1969) (aka Love and Napalm: Export USA) • Crash (1973) • Concrete Island (1974) • High-Rise (1975) • The Unlimited Dream Company (1979) • […]



JG Ballard Bibliography: Short Stories & Non-Fiction

By • Oct 17th, 2006 •

Category: bibliography

I’m only covering the major collections, here. J.G. BALLARD Short Stories & Non-Fiction • The Atrocity Exhibition (1970) (aka Love and Napalm: Export USA) (1972) • Vermilion Sands (1971) • A User’s Guide to the Millennium (1996) • J.G. Ballard: The Complete Short Stories (2001) ..:: MORE • Novels • Filmography (coming soon) • Artography […]



The Wind From Nowhere (1961)

By • Oct 10th, 2006 •

Category: bibliography, enviro-disaster, urban decay

OPENING LINE: “The dust came first.” From the Penguin edition, 1976: The wind came from nowhere … a super-hurricane that blasted round the globe at hundreds of miles per hour burying whole communities beneath piles of rubble, destroying all organized life and driving those it did not kill to seek safety in tunnels and sewers […]