Ray Bradbury: Links & Memories

Photo by Michel Fainsilber 

Let’s be crystal: I wanted to rip my copy of Dandelion Wine in half, okay? “I Sing the Body Electric” is like the worst episode of the Zone, ever. The Martian Chronicles doesn’t really work, does it. And there is astonishing (to this pagan) xenophobia in Something Wicked This Way Comes. But hey, you know what?

Ray Bradbury’s stories will be with us for a long, long time. Lucky for us, he wrote one or two good ones.

LINKS & MEMORIES

Two Stories from The New Yorker

NYT obit by Gerald Jonas 

Tribute by Matthew R. Bradley

Barack Obama

More:  Ursula K. Le Guin, Kim Stanley Robinson, others

Margaret Atwood

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1 Comment

  1. Appreciate the link, as always. Obviously, we can agree on his importance while agreeing to disagree on some specific works.


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