Author J.G. Ballard Dies At 78

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J.G. Ballard, perhaps best known for writing the novelsEmpire of the Sun and Crash (as well as several short story collections) has died at the age of 78 after a long battle with illness. [BBCNews]

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I had no idea he was ill. Crash is one of my favorite books and Concrete Island gave me nightmares. RIP JG.