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J.G. Ballard
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    (November 15, 1930- )
    Birth name is James Graham Ballard
    Wrote 'The Wing From Nowhere (1962),' 'The Drowned World (1962),' 'The Voices of Time (1963),' 'The Terminal Beach (1964),' 'The Drought (1964),' 'The Crystal World (1966),' 'The Day of Foreuer (1967),' 'The Disaster Area (1967),' The Venus Hunters (1967),' 'The Atrocity Exhibition (1970),' 'Vermilion Sands (1971),' 'Crash (1973),' 'Concrete Island (1974),' 'High-Rise (1975),' 'Low Flying Aircraft (1976),' 'The Unlimited Dream Company (1979),' 'Hello America (1981),' 'Myths of the Near Future (1982),' 'Empire of the Sun (1984),' 'The Day of Creation (1987),' 'Running Wild (1988),' 'War Fever (1990),' 'The Kindness of Women (1991),' 'Rushing to Paradise (1994),' 'A User's Guide to the Millennium: Essays and Reviews (1996),' 'Cocaine Nights (1996),' 'Running Wild (1999),' 'The Best Short Stories of J.G. Ballard (2001),' 'Super-Cannes (2001)' and 'The Starry Wisdom: A Tribute to H.P. Lovecraft (2003)'
    His novel 'Crash' was rejected by a publishing house reader who wrote: 'This author is beyond psychiatric help. Do Not Publish!'
    If you're easily offended you may not like his books.
    He's influenced Bret Easton Ellis ('American Psycho') and Chuck Palahniuk ('Fight Club').
    He studied medicine at Cambridge and English for a year at London University.
    He was in the Royal Air Force.
    Nine of his novels/short stories have turned into films.

Credit: His Name is Robert


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