James Graham Ballard was born on November 15, 1930 in Shanghai, where his British family had moved because of his father’s job.
The novel “Axis”, by Robert Charles Wilson, is a sequel to “Spin”, a novel that received the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2006.
Today novelist and screenwriter Neil Gaiman turns 50.
In his novel “Incandescence” Greg Egan tells two stories, apparently disconnected and in totally different situations.
In “Rollback” Dr. Sarah Halifax is the scientist who in 2010 manages to decipher an alien message arrived from the Sigma Draconis system and gives her contribution to create an answer that is sent to the aliens, who unfortunately live almost nineteen light years from Earth.