J.G. BALLARD DIES


J.G. Ballard, author of the books that served as the basis for the movies Empire of the Sun (adapted by Tom Stoppard; directed by Steven Spielburg) and and the 1996 Crash (adapted by the director David Cronenburg) has died. An adaptation of his novel High Rise is in pre-production.

Check out the article below at the L.A. Times for an appreciation:

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/jacketcopy/2009/04/jg-ballard.html

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