Search Results: "Ray Bradbury"


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RAY BRADBURY UNBOUND by Jonathan R. Eller
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Bradbury did howl, though, against 'censorship and elitism.' This warm, informative biography depicts him as a thoughtful and disciplined writer who helped make science fiction a respected literary genre."
The second volume of the life of the esteemed science-fiction author. Read full book review >

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THE STORIES OF RAY BRADBURY by Ray Bradbury
Released: April 6, 2010

"No surprises—just a major, one-of-a-kind talent in full regalia."
Dinosaurs, vampires, time-warps, Green Town, lions, ghosts, Martians (of course), dreadful trips to Mexico, "The Parrot That Met Papa" Hemingway, strangely dreamy movie-houses in Ireland—100 stories by the always surprisingly versatile Mr. Bradbury. Read full book review >

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BRADBURY STORIES by Ray Bradbury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2003

"His linked stories transporting Middle America to Mars in The Martian Chronicles (1950) gave him his biggest boost to fame, and though these shady-porch tales today may have a cheesecloth quality to their poetry, they remain his bubbling first masterpiece, with the present volume their bookend."
Ray Bradbury, now 83, selects 100 of his most celebrated tales from a lifetime in print twice the length of Poe's. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Essays made up mainly of declamation. Stick with the novels and stories that ensure Bradbury's place in the pantheon."
In three dozen pieces sometimes prickly and always passionate, SF/fantasy legend Bradbury fires off opinions galore on books, movies, SF and the people and places in his life. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"First-rate in every way, stories, editing, and as an act of love."
A sheaf of 23 original stories in tribute to Ray Bradbury's 50 years in fantasy and science fiction. Read full book review >

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WE’LL ALWAYS HAVE PARIS by Ray Bradbury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Nothing too surprising, but the stories are pleasant and evocative."
Never-before-published stories from the prolific—and increasingly nostalgic—author of classics such as Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles. Read full book review >

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ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD by Ray Bradbury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2002

"Slight, affecting, voluble, exuberant—by a writer who feels life's even better than he can imagine."
Science fiction grandmaster Bradbury gathers together 25 stories, some half-baked, most unpublished. Read full book review >

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GREEN SHADOWS, WHITE WHALE by Ray Bradbury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 28, 1992

"He has never written better."
Bradbury goes mainstream with a hymn to Ireland and alcohol, focusing on writing a screenplay with John Huston for the director's film Moby Dick. Read full book review >

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Released: July 2, 1990

"A tall crock of kirsch and Classic Coke."
Hyperrhapsodic Hollywood fantasia borne on a soft-rubber mystery plot, or Moby Dick blown up on a trout's spine. Read full book review >

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Released: March 26, 1990

"Nonlovers may find the fare a bit exotic and rich."
Bradbury, all charged up, drunk on life, joyous with writing, puts together nine past essays on writing and creativity and discharges every ounce of zest and gusto in him. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 17, 1963

"Bradbury, in perfect orbit."
Whether the author's vision turns toward the future or peers into the past, his worlds of characters and their situations always carry the air of possibility. Read full book review >