Jg Ballard

27 Celebrities Who Spurned The Queen And Turned Down Their Honours

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK

Hundreds of people are recognised every year in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, but not everyone is so eager to welcome the gesture from the Quee...

Art's Love Affair With JG Ballard

Anne Charnock | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Anne Charnock

Writer JG Ballard, the great dystopian visionary, said in an interview back in 1975, "I think I always was a frustrated painter." He went on to say: "They are all paintings, really, my novels and stories... I approach many of these stories of mine, like the Vermilion Sands stories - even the novels like Crash - as a sort of visual experience."

The Music From the Balconies...

Jamie Andrews | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Andrews

J.G. Ballard's papers were exhibited last year in the British Library's Writing Britain summer exhibition, part of the Cultural Olympiad, and are available to researchers in the Library.

J.G. Ballard and the UK Riots

John Lucas | Posted 11.08.2011 | UK
John Lucas

Which author would be best placed to respond to this week's riots? My money would be on perhaps the greatest British post-war novelist of them all, an...