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Ray Bradbury (August 22, 1920 - June 5, 2012) published some 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in Weird Tales when he was twenty years old. Among his many famous works are 'Fahrenheit 451,' 'The Illustrated Man,' and 'The Martian Chronicles.'

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The Playground (Singles Classic)
by Ray Bradbury
"The Playground" was part of the first hardcover edition of Ray Bradbury's legendary work Fahrenheit 451, published in 1953. It is the first of Ray Bradbury's works to be authorized as an ebook. In the story, Charles Underhill is a widower who will do anything to protect his young son Jim from the horrors of the playground--a playground...
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A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories
by Ray Bradbury
With his disarmingly simple style and complex imagination, Ray Bradbury has seized the minds of American readers for decades.This collection showcases thirty-two of Bradbury's most famous tales in which he lays bare the depths of the human soul. The thrilling title story, A Sound of Thunder , tells of a hunter sent on safari -- sixty...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
The October Country
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury's first short story collection is back in print, its chilling encounters with funhouse mirrors, parasitic accident-watchers, and strange poker chips intact. Both sides of Bradbury's vaunted childhood nostalgia are also on display, in the celebratory "Uncle Einar," and haunting "The Lake," the latter a fine elegy to childhood...
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Categories: All Fantasy; Literary Fiction
Farewell Summer (Greentown Book 3)
by Ray Bradbury
In a summer that refuses to end, in the deceiving warmth of earliest October, civil war has come to Green Town, Illinois. It is the age-old conflict: the young against the elderly, for control of the clock that ticks their lives ever forward. The first cap-pistol shot heard 'round the town is dead accurate, felling an old man in his...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Cat's Pajamas: Stories
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury is, indisputably, one of America's greatest storytellers. The recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, he ranks among the most beloved -- and widely read -- of American authors. In The Cat's Pajamas , this "latter-day O. Henry" (Booklist) takes us on an...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
We'll Always Have Paris: Stories
by Ray Bradbury
Over the course of a storied literary career that has spanned more than half a century, Ray Bradbury has taken us to wonderful places: across vast oceans to foreign lands, onto summer porches of small-town America, through dark and dangerous forests where predators wait, into the hypnotic mists of dream, back to a halcyon past to...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Now and Forever: Somewhere a Band Is Playing & Leviathan '99
by Ray Bradbury
A journalist bearing terrible news leaps from a still-moving train into a small town of wonderful, impossible secrets . . . The doomed crew of a starship follows their blind, mad captain on a quest into deepest space to joust with destiny, eternity, and God Himself . . . Now and Forever is a bold new work from an incomparable...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Science Fiction
Lorelei of the Red Mist
by Ray Bradbury, Leigh Brackett
Hugh Starke, space-rat and convict, was being pursued by spacecraft into the unknown parts of Venus. He had just pulled off the largest lone wolf heist in the history of that planet. But now it looked like he was going to pay the ultimate price for his misdeeds. But fate had a strange twist on Starke’s life when he woke up in a...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Fantasy; All Science Fiction
Let's All Kill Constance
by Ray Bradbury
On a dismal evening in the previous century, an unnamed writer in Venice, California, answers a furious pounding at his beachfront bungalow door and again admits Constance Rattigan into his life. An aging, once-glamorous Hollywood star, Constance is running in fear from something she dares not acknowledge -- and vanishes as suddenly as...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
One More for the Road
by Ray Bradbury
From Ray Bradbury, the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal comes a magical collection of short fiction. Ray Bradbury is one of the most celebrated fiction writers of the 20th century. He is the author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine , and Something...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Quicker Than the Eye
by Ray Bradbury
The internationally acclaimed author of The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man , and Fahrenheit 451 , Ray Bradbury is a magician at the height of his powers, displaying his sorcerer's skill with twenty-one remarkable stories that run the gamut from total reality to light fantastic, from high noon to long after midnight. A true...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Romance; All Science Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Driving Blind
by Ray Bradbury
The incomparable Ray Bradbury is in the driver's seat, off on twenty-one unforgettable excursions through fantasy, time and memory, and there are surprises waiting around every curve and behind each mile marker. The journey promises to be a memorable one.
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Science Fiction
Bradbury Speaks: Too Soon from the Cave, Too Far from the Stars
by Ray Bradbury
He is an American treasure; a clear-eyed fantasist without peer; a literary icon who has created wonder for the better part of seven decades. He has a moon crater named after him and a star on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame. He has been showered with accolades and honored with prizes galore, everything from an Emmy Award to the...
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Green Shadows, White Whale: A Novel of Ray Bradbury's Adventures Making Moby Dick with John Huston in Ireland
by Ray Bradbury
In 1953, the brilliant but terrifying titan of cinema John Huston summons the young writer Ray Bradbury to Ireland. The apprehensive scribe's quest is to capture on paper the fiercest of all literary beasts -- Moby Dick -- in the form of a workable screenplay so the great director can begin filming. But from the moment he sets foot on...
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Categories: All Humor; Contemporary Fiction
From the Dust Returned
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury, America's most beloved storyteller, has spent a lifetime carrying readers to exhilarating and dangerous places, from dark street comers in unfamiliar cities and towns to the edge of the universe. Now, in an extraordinary flight of the imagination a half-century in the making, he takes us to a most wondrous destination:...
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A Graveyard for Lunatics: Another Tale of Two Cities
by Ray Bradbury
Halloween Night, 1954. A young, film-obsessed scriptwriter has just been hired at one of the great studios. An anonymous investigation leads from the giant Maximus Films backlot to an eerie graveyard separated from the studio by a single wall. There he makes a terrifying discovery that thrusts him into a maelstrom of intrigue and...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Horror; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction
Death Is a Lonely Business
by Ray Bradbury
The image of drowned circus cages in the trash-filled canals of Venice, California, both haunts and illuminates famed fantasy and science fiction author Ray Bradbury's rare venture into the mystery field. Like filmmaker Federico Fellini, Bradbury is fascinated by the seedy splendor of cheap carnivals and circuses--"a long time before, in...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
A Pleasure to Burn: Fahrenheit 451 Stories
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring masterwork of twentieth-century American literature—a chilling vision of a dystopian future built on the foundations of ignorance, censorship, and brutal repression. The origins and evolution of Bradbury’s darkly magnificent tale are explored in A Pleasure to Burn , a...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
Nine Rarities
by Ray Bradbury
This Ray Bradbury collection is comprised of nine early short stories rarely or never reprinted since first publication. Included are three stories originally published in Mr. Bradbury's own science fiction fanzine, Futuria Fantasia. "Don't Get Technatal": Jumping Jigwheels! If you enjoy exclamation points, this story was written for...
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The Halloween Tree
by Ray Bradbury
"A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween night. Eight costumed boys running to meet their friend Pipkin at the haunted house outside town encounter instead the huge and cadaverous Mr. Moundshroud. As Pipkin scrambles to join them, he is swept away by a dark Something, and Moundshroud leads the boys on the tail of a kite through time...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Homecoming (Wonderfully Illustrated Short Pieces)
by Ray Bradbury
Illustrated classics for adults! Here, Collins Design's WISP series pairs two legendary creators–writer Ray Bradbury and artist Dave McKean–to create an irresistible package perfect for Halloween and all year 'round. The WISP series (Wonderfully Illustrated Short Pieces) represents an ingenious marriage of two creative forces: the...
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Categories: All Horror; All Nonfiction; Classic Fiction
A Medicine for Melancholy and Other Stories
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury is a painter who uses words rather than brushes--for he created lasting visual images that, once observed, are impossible to forget. Sinister mushrooms growing in a dank cellar. A family's first glimpse at Martians. A wonderful white vanilla ice-cream summer suit that changes everyone who wears it. A great artist drawing in...
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Fahrenheit 451: A Novel
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Literary Fiction
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Greentown Book 2)
by Ray Bradbury
Few American novels written this century have endured in th heart and mind as has this one-Ray Bradbury's incomparable masterwork of the dark fantastic. A carnival rolls in sometime after the midnight hour on a chill Midwestern October eve, ushering in Halloween a week before its time. A calliope's shrill siren song beckons to all with...
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Categories: All Fantasy; Classic Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Martian Chronicles
by Ray Bradbury
Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves... Each wave different, and each wave stronger. The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury is a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably, one of America's most beloved authors. In a much celebrated literary career that has spanned six decades, he...
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Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales
by Ray Bradbury
For more than sixty years, the imagination of Ray Bradbury has opened doors into remarkable places, ushering us across unexplored territories of the heart and mind while leading us inexorably toward a profound understanding of ourselves and the universe we inhabit. In this landmark volume, America's preeminent storyteller offers us one...
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The Illustrated Man (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
by Ray Bradbury
You could hear the voices murmuring, small and muted, from the crowds that inhabited his body. A peerless American storyteller, Ray Bradbury brings wonders alive. The Illustrated Man is classic Bradbury— eighteen startling visions of humankind’s destiny, unfolding across a canvas of decorated skin. In this phantasmagoric...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Horror; All Science Fiction; Literary Fiction
Dandelion Wine (Greentown Book 1)
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels. Dandelion Wine stands out in the Bradbury literary canon as the author's most deeply personal work, a semi-autobiographical recollection of a magical small-town summer in 1928. Twelve-year-old Douglas Spaulding knows Green Town...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Classic Fiction; Literary Fiction
I Sing the Body Electric: And Other Stories
by Ray Bradbury
The mind of Ray Bradbury is a wonder-filled carnival of delight and terror that stretches from the verdant Irish countryside to the coldest reaches of outer space. Yet all his work is united by one common thread: a vivid and profound understanding of the vast seet of emotionsthat bring strength and mythic resonance to our frail species....
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The October Country
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury's second short story collection is back in print, its chilling encounters with funhouse mirrors, parasitic accident-watchers, and strange poker chips intact. Both sides of Bradbury's vaunted childhood nostalgia are also on display, in the celebratory "Uncle Einar," and haunting "The Lake," the latter a fine elegy to...
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Futuria Fantasia, Winter 1940
by Ray Bradbury
Excerpt: LAST ISSUE: We made a mistake that we will try not to repeat again very soon. We printed the editorial page three weeks ahead of the remainder of Futuria Fantasia, thereby creating no end of humorous confusion. We babbled glibly, in the editorial, about two or three yarns that we later decided were unprintable, and, at the same...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Futuria Fantasia, Winter 1940
by Ray Bradbury
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The Golden Apples of the Sun
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury is a modern cultural treasure. His disarming simplicity of style underlies a towering body of work unmatched in metaphorical power by any other American storyteller. And here, presented in a new trade edition, are thirty-two of his most famous tales--prime examples of the poignant and mysterious poetry which Bradbury...
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Categories: All Science Fiction; Literary Fiction
Asleep in Armageddon
by Ray Bradbury
Even when dealing with the perilously stereotyped modern interplanetary story, the devilish pen of Ray Bradbury achieves that originality of concept, that special spark of subtle pin-pricking that has made him outstanding. This story, the develish pen of Ray Bradbury achieves that originality of concept, the most near-to-believable stage...
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Categories: All Science Fiction
Zen in The Art of Writing
by Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury presents Zen in the Art of Writing, a collection from one of the most legendary voices in science fiction and fantasy on how his unbridled passion for creating worlds of infinite impossibilities made him a master of the craft. Part memoir, part philosophical guide, the essays in this book teach the joy of writing. Rather...
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Categories: Memoirs
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