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RIP: J.G. Ballard

Sad news…

Author J.G. Ballard (The Drowned World , The Burning World , The Crystal World, Crash, Empire of the Sun, Cocaine Nights and many more) has passed away at age 78 after a long illness.

See reactions and remembrances from Asimov’s Forum, Charles N. Brown, Jeffrey A. Carver, Edward Champion, John Clute, Jeffrey Ford, Neil Gaiman, Guardian (tributes from Michael Moorcock, Iain Sinclair, Toby Litt), Guardian reader tributes, Graham Sleight, io9, Telegraph, Tomorrow Museum, USA Today, Jeff VanderMeer (at Omnivoracious), Variety, Andrew Wheeler, and Adam Whitehead.

See also:

Ballard’s Wikipedia page

Ballardian: The World of JG Ballard

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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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