Scope and Content

Assorted reviews and commentary, as follows:

1. Press cutting (Durrant's Press Cuttings) from the Halifax Evening Courier & Guardian (23 March 1967) of the column 'Paperback Books Round-Up': The Wind from Nowhere is listed by author and title only.

2. David Pringle, JGB News (17), December 1987. 11 sheets.

3. David Pringle, JGB News (18), August 1992. 9 sheets.

4. David Pringle, JGB News (18), August 1992. 6 sheets, 11 numbered pages. This is a slightly enlarged edition of item 3 above.

5. David Pringle, JGB News (19), January 1993. 6 sheets, numbered 1-[12]. Includes Ballard, 'Images of the Future: Comments on Some Recent Experiments' (1966).

6. Valérie Mavridorakis, 'The Atrocity Exhibition - écrite et réalisée par J G Ballard'. Conference paper (typescript, in French), together with conference programme ('Exposer, Quelle Histoire?!'). Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2 October 2004. 13 sheets.

7. Photocopy of a review in The New York Times (1 December 2004) by John Strausbaugh of V Vale and Mike Ryan (eds), J G Ballard: Quotes. Together with copy of the review text in typescript as posted to JGB Yahoo Groups. 3 sheets received as two faxes (from V Vale and Claire Walsh). On the versos of the three sheets are three draft pages in typescript from Millennium People (numbered 374, 375, 360).

8. Text of a review by Ami Chen Naim of J G Ballard: Quotes, published by Metro Newspapers (San Francisco). Posted to JGB Yahoo Groups, copy faxed to Ballard by Claire Walsh (25 November 2004). 2 sheets, on the versos of which are two draft pages in typescript from Millennium People, numbered 70, 71).

9. Printed from the BBC website, a notice of a BBC television drama entitled 'Home' (BBC, 2003) based upon a short story by Ballard ('The Enormous Space'). 2 sheets, faxed to Ballard by Claire Walsh (10 January 2005). On the verso of one of the sheets, draft p. 324 in typescript from Millennium People.

10. Printed (15 January 2005) from French internet sources: reviews and promotional commentary, including an interview, prompted by the French publication of Millennium People. Material from L'Express and Libération. 16 sheets.

11. JGB Yahoo Groups. Copies of three messages posted, each faxed to Ballard by Claire Walsh (24-26 July 2007). On the versos of the three sheets are draft pages in typescript from Kingdom Come, numbered 287, 325, 326.

12. Detailed conference programme, received by fax: 'From Shanghai to Shepperton' (University of East Anglia, 5-6 May 2007). 7 sheets, on the versos of which, in typescript draft, are a 'Synopsis', list of chapter titles, and pp. 1-2 of Kingdom Come.

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