Tag: Science Fiction

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about J. G. Ballard

Interesting facts about the life and books of J. G. Ballard 1. When they rejected J. G. Ballard’s 1973 novel Crash, one publisher remarked that the author was ‘beyond psychiatric help’. Known for exploring unusual and controversial human impulses and their relationship to modernity and technology, Ballard said that everything he […]

Literature

Brave New Worlds before Huxley and Orwell

In this guest blog post written for the excellent Great Writers Inspire blog, run by the University of Oxford, our founder-editor Dr Oliver Tearle explores the complex history of dystopian fiction. Click on the link below to visit the Great Writers Inspire site and read the blog post, which includes details of the […]