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RIP JG Ballard

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The Guardian newspaper has reported that author J.G. Ballard has passed away after a long battle with prostate cancer. His agent, Margaret Hanbury, announced that Ballard died this morning. He was 78.

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Here's the Gaurdian obit: [www.guardian.co.uk]

And this is a very nice piece tribute fresh off the keyboard of Jeff VanderMeer:

[www.omnivoracious.com]

Mr. Ballard blew minds and twisted perspectives like few others. I am very glad for every page of his I ever read and look forward to sharing him with new readers.