THE INNER MAN: The Life of J. G. Ballard – John Baxter (2011, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £20.00; ISBN: 978 02978 6352 6)

Biographies of great writers, thrown together too soon after their deaths, tend towards the condition of a first draft of a life. The availability of living witnesses willing and eager to be interviewed, friends with scrapbooks and snapshots, even important … Continue reading

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J. G. Ballard biography

For Christmas I was given a copy of John Baxter’s biography of J. G. Ballard, and this is just a note to say that I have written a review of it, published below. If anyone is interested in my reference … Continue reading

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