James Graham Ballard (born November 18, 1930 in Shanghai) is a British novelist remarkable for the range of genres of his novels - science fiction, modernistic art novel, and historical setting. A great many of his writings are about dystopias.

Novels and short story collections

Note: This is a partial list.

The Atrocity Exhibition
The Drowned World
The Crystal World
Terminal Beach
Vermilion Sands
High Rise -- part of so-called "dystopian trilogy" (w/ "Concrete Island" and "Crash")
Concrete Island
Cocaine Nights
Running Wild
War Fever -- a compilation of essays and stories
The Unlimited Dream Company
The Wind That Came From Nowhere
Empire of the Sun -- historical novel, based on his own adolescence in a Japanese P.O.W. camp in Shanghai.

See also: Brian Aldiss

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