Science fiction author Ray Bradbury dead at 91

Science fiction author Ray Bradbury dead at 91
Such was the case with "Fahrenheit 451," a book published in 1953 about a totalitarian, anti-intellectual society where banned books are burned by "firemen." The title refers to the temperature at which paper ignites. The novel, which Bradbury wrote on ...

Author Ray Bradbury dies at 91
His 1953 dystopian novel "Fahrenheit 451," about a society in which free communication is restricted and firemen put what few books are left to the torch, was adapted for the bigscreen in 1966; Francois Truffaut directed the film, which starred Oskar ...

Ray Bradbury dead, 'Fahrenheit 451' author was 91
Books Newsday > Entertainment > Books Print Aa Ray Bradbury dead, 'Fahrenheit 451' author was 91 Originally published: June 6, 2012 10:32 AM Updated: June 6, 2012 10:40 AM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES - Ray Bradbury has died at 91 after a ...


Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights
Los Angeles Times
Author of more than 27 novels and story collections—most famously "The Martian Chronicles," "Fahrenheit 451," "Dandelion Wine" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes"—and more than 600 short stories, Bradbury has frequently been credited with elevating ...

Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451,' dies
The Associated Press
He wrote every day in the basement office of his home in the Cheviot Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles and appeared from time to time at bookstores, public library fundraisers and other literary events around Los Angeles. His writings ranged from ...

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Sci-fi legend Ray Bradbury dies
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, whose imagination yielded classicbooks such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," has died at 91, his publisher said Wednesday.

Sci-fi master Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451' 'Martian Chronicles ...
Washington Post
LOS ANGELES — Ray Bradbury, the science fiction-fantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the high-tech, book-burning future of “Fahrenheit 451,” has ...

Ray Bradbury, Author of Fahrenheit 451, Dead at 91
E! Online
The legendary author of Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles and many more classics passed away Tuesday night, various sources were reporting. He was 91. His career spanned, and, in fact, helped guide the rise of geek culture: His earliest stories ...

Ray Bradbury dies: Science fiction author of 'Fahrenheit 451' and 'Martian ...
Washington Post
Ray Bradbury, a boundlessly imaginative novelist who wrote some of the most popular science fictionbooks of all time, including “Fahrenheit 451” and “The Martian Chronicles,” and who transformed the genre of flying saucers and little green men into a ...

'Fahrenheit 451' Author Ray Bradbury Dies At 91
Bradbury dove into books as a child. Wild tales from authors Jules Verne and HG Wells captivated Bradbury — and made him dream of becoming a great author. So he started writing, churning out a short story every week during his teens.

Ray Bradbury, 1920-2012: Author of "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian ...
New York Daily News (blog)
His most popular book, it warns that a future without books is a future without freedom. The book, whose title supposedly comes from the temperature at which paper self-combusts, tells the story of a bleak society in which literature is forbidden.

Ray Bradbury was a huge influence on the film world too
Los Angeles Times
The death of Ray Bradbury Tuesday night at the age of 91 throws into relief not only his literarylegacy but his abundant influence on the movie world. Starting with the Jack Arnold-directed "It Came From Outer Space," about the crash-landing of a ...

Ray Bradbury, Author Of 'Fahrenheit 451' And Other Classics, Dies
NPR (blog)
The website, which appears to have broken the news, says the 91-year-old author of "The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked this Way Comes, and many more literaryclassics" died in Los Angeles, possibly early this morning.

Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451', dies at 91
The legendary science fiction author, who also wrote "The Martian Chronicles," passed away in Los Angeles overnight. by Roger Cheng Ray Bradbury with President George W. Bush and Laura Bush on receiving the 2004 National Medal of Arts. Science fiction ...

Ray Bradbury dies; sci-fi master authored 'Fahrenheit 451,' 'Martian Chronicles'
Washington Post
The imaginative and prolific author wrote some of the most popular science-fiction books of all time, including "The Martian Chronicles" and "Fahrenheit 451." Bradbury, shown in 2000, received a special Pulitzer Prize citation in 2007 "for his ...

Ray Bradbury, Science Fiction Author, Dies at 91
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The author passed away this week at the age of 91. Ray Bradbury, widely considered one of the greatest writers of science fiction and fantasy, has died. He was 91 years old. Bradbury was the author of such books as “The Martian Chronicles,” “Fahrenheit...

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Ray Bradbury remembered for sci-fi classic 'Fahrenheit 451' and other literature
Christian Science Monitor
By John Rogers, Associated Press / June 6, 2012 This file photo shows author Ray Bradbury at a signing for his book "Quicker Than The Eye" in Cupertino, Calif. Bradbury, who wrote everything from science fiction and mystery to humor, died Tuesday, ...

Christian Science Monitor

Author Ray Bradbury, 91, dies in California
USA TODAY (blog)
By Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY Ray Bradbury — author of The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and many more literary classics — died this morning in Southern California, at the age of 91. His daughter, Alexandra ...

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Ray Bradbury dies: Favorite quotes from the 'Fahrenheit 451' author
Washington Post (blog)
By Bethonie Butler Author Ray Bradbury on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in April 1997. (Fred Prouser - Reuters) Author Ray Bradbury, who penned masterful works of science fiction and fantasy, died Tuesday at age 91. Below are some of Bradbury's most ...

Iconic science fiction writer Ray Bradbury dies at 91
By Scott Stump Ray Bradbury, the author of classics such as “Fahrenheit 451,” “Something Wicked this Way Comes” and “The Martian Chronicles,” died Tuesday night in Los Angeles at the age of 91. Bradbury's daughter confirmed the death of the legendary ...

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'Martian Chronicles' Author Ray Bradbury Dead At 91
Science fiction lost a giant with reports that legendary author Ray Bradbury passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 91. “If I had to make any statement, it would be how much I love and miss him, and I look forward to hearing everyone's memories about ...


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Author Ray Bradbury attends the 14th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of California Los Angeles on April 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: John M. Heller/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES (CBS) —Author ...

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Tributes paid to sci-fi author Ray Bradbury
BBC News
Famous fans of science fiction legend Ray Bradbury have paid tribute to the US authorfollowing his death in Los Angeles at the age of 91. "The GREAT Ray Bradbury has left the planet," tweeted Jonathan Ross. "When I was younger I read no one else.

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Science fiction pioneer Ray Bradbury, 91, has died
Los Angeles Times
Ray Bradbury, an iconic science fiction author who helped bring the genre into the mainstream, has died, his family confirms. He was 91. Bradbury was the recipient of many awards, including a National Medal of Arts, a special citation from the Pulitzer ...

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Ray Bradbury Dead -- 'Fahrenheit 451' Author Dies at 91 |
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Ray famously criticized technology and the modern age, opposing his own work's conversion into e-books, saying, "We have too many cell phones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many ...

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Ray Bradbury, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author, 1920-2012 ...
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He didn't think much of e-books and the internet either. Last November, when Fahrenheit 451 finally became available as an e-book, he was quoted by the BBC News: "I was approached three times during the last year by internet companies ...
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Author of more than 27 novels and story collections — most famously “The Martian Chronicles,” “Fahrenheit 451,” “Dandelion Wine” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes” — and more than 600 short stories, Bradbury has frequently been ...

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Ray Bradbury, the celebrated science fiction author who wrote Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles, is dead at 91. io9's Meredith Woerner broke the ...

Photos: Ray Bradbury Dead – Science fiction Author was 91
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(AP Photo, file) Author Ray Bradbury signs his new book "Bradbury: An Illustrated Life" at Barnes &Noble on October 19, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. It was reported on June 6, 2012 that science-fiction author Ray Bradbury has died at 91 in Los ...

Ray Bradbury, 91, dies
Albany Times Union (blog)
(Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images) (Getty Images) LOS ANGELES, CA - FILE:Author Ray Bradbury signs his new book "Bradbury: An Illustrated Life" at Barnes &Noble on October 19, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. It was reported on June 6, ...

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