Culture

Millennium People by J. G. Ballard

Millennium People BY J. G. Ballard. W. W. Norton & Company. Hardcover, 288 pages. $25.
The cover of Millennium People

When J.G. Ballard died in April 2009, he left behind a body of work dominated by a few key ideas. First were the erotic possibilities of violence, as embodied by his 1973 novel Crash. Equally important was his sense of suburban life as not just soul-dead but also dangerous.