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J.G. Ballard: Quotes: Does the Future Have a Future?

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Ballard's books have remained fresh decades after they were first published, and the thoughts collected in J.G. Ballard: Quotes have worn equally as well. Small enough to fit in a pocket, this book brings together J. G. Ballard's trenchant thoughts on music, film, celebrity, the rise of corporate media, the death of reality, and much more. Grouped by topics such as "Sex: R ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published November 30th 2004 by Re/Search Publications
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Lilith
May 27, 2009 Lilith is currently reading it
He's one of my most favorite authors based on his short stories. Very interesting man, love his insights on technology, culture, art, sex, "the future" etc... very quotable too
Brian James
Apr 01, 2011 Brian James rated it really liked it
I finally finished this book, after more than a year of taking it in small doses. I was quite surprised with the wealth of fascinating ideas explored in this wide-ranging collection of Ballard thoughts. I've never been able to truly connect with Ballard's fiction. Though I've enjoyed the books of his that I've read, I always thought the ideas within them were more appealing than the actual story. After reading this, I know why. J.G. Ballard had very well thought out conceptions about such daunti ...more
Roger
Aug 29, 2008 Roger rated it liked it
GUILTY!..quotes are the adult equivalent to a children's picture book.
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Apr 10, 2012 Anwar added it
help me, pls, how could I open them.. it is not available for me! :(
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Japanese-American writer and publisher. He also played keyboards for the later famous power trio Blue Cheer.

In 1977 he started to publish the punk fanzine "Search and destroy" In 1980, he began publication of RE/Search, a tabloid format zine focusing on various counterculture and underground topics.

RE/Search later became always a format for books, of which Vale is a regular contributor.
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