Archive for the ‘In Memoriam’ Category

RIP: J G Ballard (1930-2009)

The BBC reports that novelist, essayist and short-story writer James Graham (JG) Ballard died on Sunday morning, April 19, 2009 following several years of illness. He was 78. Ballard was a British citizen who was born in Shanghai, China and educated at Cambridge University. He wrote 19 novels and dozens of short stories. His most […]

RIP: Barrington J. Bayley (1937-2008)

British New Wave author, Barrington John Bayley, passed away October 14, 2008 following a recent surgery for bowel cancer. He was 71. Bayley was born in Birmingham, England and lived in the UK. Although usually writing as Barrington J. Bayley he also wrote as Alan Aumbry and P. F. Woods. His first story was published […]