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Ray Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was one of science fiction’s greatest luminaries. The author of such classic, important works as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and Something Wicked This Way Comes, Bradbury was honored in 2007 with a Pulitzer citation “for his distinguished, prolific and deeply influential career as an unmatched author of science fiction and fantasy.” Other distinctions include a 1954 honor from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, a Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters from the National Book Foundation in 2000, and the National Medal of Arts, awarded by President George W. Bush and Laura Bush in 2004. He was also an Emmy Award-winning screenwriter. Born in Waukegan, Illinois in 1920, Bradbury spent most of his life in Los Angeles, where he passed away in 2012.

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  • Ray Bradbury on Illustrated Adaptations of his Works (full)

    International bestselling and award-winning author Ray Bradbury discusses the illustrated adaptation of three of his greatest works, Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and Something Wicked This Way Comes.

  • Ray Bradbury on Illustrated Adaptations of his Works (short)

    International bestselling and award-winning author Ray Bradbury discusses the illustrated adaptation of three of his greatest works, Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and Something Wicked This Way Comes.

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Avram Davidson was one of the great original American writers of this century. He was erudite, cranky, Jewish, wildly creative, and sold most of his wonderful stories to pulp magazines. They are...

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Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Tim Hamilton; Introduction by Ray Bradbury

“Monday burn Millay, Wednesday Whitman, Friday Faulkner, burn ’em to ashes, then burn the ashes.” For Guy Montag, a career fireman for whom...

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In The Dark Descent, hailed as one of the most important anthologies ever to examine horror fiction, editor David G. Hartwell traces the complex history of horror in literature back to the...

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Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles

Dennis Calero; Introduction by Ray Bradbury

The Earthmen came by the handful, then the hundreds, then the millions. They swept aside the majestic, dying Martian civilization to build their homes, shopping malls, and cities. Mars...

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