Books The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard by J. G. Ballard and Martin Amis Hardcover, 1199 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $35 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Complete Stories of J. G. BallardAuthorJ. G. Ballard and Martin Amis Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Collects all ninety-two of the late author's stories—including "Prima Belladonna," "Dead Time," and "The Index"— which span five decades and explore everything from musical orchids to human cannibalism to the secret history of World War III. Genres: Fiction Also by J. G. Ballard The Drowned World The Drought Empire Of The Sun Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard Opinion Best Books Of 2009 Alan Cheuse's Book Picks To Warm A Winter's Night November 23, 2009 Book reviewer Alan Cheuse selects the highlights of this holiday season: futuristic dystopias; things that go bump in the night; portraits from Norman Rockwell's America; gay New York; a celebration of our immigrant adventures; one writer's journey to manhood; and, of course, Long John Silver. Alan Cheuse's Book Picks To Warm A Winter's Night Listen · 8:19 8:19 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120539406/121433396" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard' November 23, 2009 Nearly 100 stories from the celebrated author of Crash and Empire of the Sun.