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Ray Bradbury

(Ray Douglas Bradbury)
USA (1920 - 2012)

Ray Bradbury, American novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and poet, was born August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. He graduated from a Los Angeles high school in 1938.Although his formal education ended there, he became a "student of life," selling newspapers on L.A. street corners from 1938 to 1942, spending his nights in the public library and his days at the typewriter.He became a full-time writer in 1943, and contributed numerous short stories to periodicals before publishing a collection of them, Dark Carnival, in 1947.

His reputation as a writer of courage and vision was established with the publication of The Martian Chronicles in 1950, which describes the first attempts of Earth people to conquer and colonize Mars, and the unintended consequences.Next came The Illustrated Man and then, in 1953, Fahrenheit 451, which many consider to be Bradbury's masterpiece, a scathing indictment of censorship set in a future world where the written word is forbidden.In an attempt to salvage their history and culture, a group of rebels memorize entire works of literature and philosophy as their books are burned by the totalitarian state.Other works include The October Country, Dandelion Wine, A Medicine for Melancholy, Something Wicked This Way Comes, I Sing the Body Electric!, Quicker Than the Eye, and Driving Blind.In all, Bradbury has published more than thirty books, close to 600 short stories, and numerous poems, essays, and plays.His short stories have appeared in more than 1,000 school curriculum "recommended reading" anthologies.Mr. Bradbury's eagerly awaited new novel, From the Dust Returned, will be published by William Morrow at Halloween 2001.Morrow will release One More For the Road, a new collection Bradbury stories, at Christmas 2001.

Ray Bradbury's work has been included in four Best American Short Story collections. He has been awarded the O. Henry Memorial Award, the Benjamin Franklin Award, the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Grand Master Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America, the PEN Center USA West Lifetime Achievement Award, among others.In November 2000, the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was conferred upon Mr. Bradbury at the 2000 National Book Awards Ceremony in New York City.

Ray Bradbury has never confined his vision to the purely literary. He has been nominated for an Academy Award (for his animated film Icarus Montgolfier Wright), and has won an Emmy Award (for his teleplay of The Halloween Tree).He adapted sixty-five of his stories for television's Ray Bradbury Theater. He was the creative consultant on the United States Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair. In 1982 he created the interior metaphors for the Spaceship Earth display at Epcot Center, Disney World, and later contributed to the conception of the Orbitron space ride at Euro-Disney, France.

Married since 1947, Mr. Bradbury and his wife Maggie live in Los Angeles with their four beloved cats.They have four daughters and eight grandchildren.

On the occasion of his 80th birthday in August 2000, Bradbury said, "The great fun in my life has been getting up every morning and rushing to the typewriter because some new idea has hit me.The feeling I have every day is very much the same as it was when I was twelve.In any event, here I am, eighty years old, feeling no different, full of a great sense of joy, and glad for the long life that has been allowed me.I have good plans for the next ten or twenty years, and I hope you'll come along."

Mr. Bradbury died on June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 91.
 
Novels
Fahrenheit 451Autumn PeopleThe Halloween TreeGreen Shadows, White Whale
Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines: A FableFrom the Dust Returned: A Family Remembrance
 
Omnibus
Somewhere a Band Is Playing: Early Drafts and Final NovellaWhere Everything Ends
 
Collections
Dark Carnival (1947)
The Golden Apples of the Sun: And Other Stories (1950)
The Martian Chronicles (1950)
     aka The Silver Locusts
The Illustrated Man (1951)
The October Country (1956)
The Day It Rained Forever (1959)
A Medicine for Melancholy (1959)
Twice 22 (1959)
R Is for Rocket (1960)
The Anthem Sprinters: And Other Antics (1963)
The Machineries of Joy (1964)
The Vintage Bradbury (1965)
S Is for Space (1966)
Tomorrow Midnight (1966)
I Sing the Body Electric!: And Other Stories (1969)
Fever Dream and Other Fantasies (1970) (with Robert Bloch)
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit: And Other Plays (1972)
Pillar of Fire: And Other Plays for Today, Tomorrow and Beyond Tomorrow (1973)
When Elephants Last in the Dooryard Bloomed: Celebrations for Almost Any Day in the Year (poems) (1973)
The Small Assassin (1976)
Long After Midnight (1976)
Where Robot Mice and Robot Men Run Round in Robot Towns: New Poems, Both Light and Dark (poems) (1977)
Twin Hieroglyphs That Swim the River Dust (1978)
Beyond 1984: A Remembrance of Things Future (1979)
This Attic Where the Meadow Greens (poems) (1979)
To Sing Strange Songs (1979)
The Ghosts of Forever (1980)
The Stories of Ray Bradbury (1980)
The Haunted Computer and the Android Pope (poems) (1981)
Complete Poems of Ray Bradbury (poems) (1982)
The Love Affair (1982)
Dinosaur Tales (1983)
The Smile (1984)
A Memory of Murder (1984)
Forever and the Earth: Yesterday and Tomorrow Tales (1984)
A Sound of Thunder (1986)
The Million Year Picnic: And Other Stories (1986)
Cuts (1987)
Death Has Lost Its Charm for Me (poems) (1987)
Fever Dream (Night Lights) (1987)
The Toynbee Convector (1988)
Classic Stories 1 (1990)
On Stage: A Chrestomathy of His Plays (1991)
Quicker Than the Eye (1992)
The Ravine and Here There Be Tigers (1994)
With Cat for Comforter (1997)
Driving Blind (1997)
A Chapbook for Burnt Out Priests, Rabbis and Ministers (1998)
Kaleidoscope (1998)
Ray Bradbury Collected Short Stories (2001)
They Have Not Seen the Stars: The Collected Poems of Ray Bradbury (poems) (2001)
I Live by the Invisible (poems) (2002)
One More for the Road (2002)
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Finest Tales (2003)
It Came from Outer Space (2004)
The Cat's Pajamas: New Stories (2004)
The Homecoming: Wonderfully Illustrated Short Pieces (2006)
Now and Forever: Somewhere a Band Is Playing / Leviathan '99 (2007)
The Dragon Ate His Tail (2007)
Skeletons (2008)
Summer Morning, Summer Night (2008)
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 (2008)
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 2 (2008)
We'll Always Have Paris (2009)
Marionettes, Inc. (2009)
Bullet Trick: Unpublished Teleplays and Short Stories (2009)
A Pleasure to Burn (2010)
Nine Rarities (2012)
The Lost Bradbury: Forgotten Tales of Ray Bradbury (2012)
Other Worlds (2013) (with Tom Angleberger, Rick Riordan, Jon Scieszka, Neal Shüsterman, Rebecca Stead and Shaun Tan)
Dark CarnivalThe Golden Apples of the Sun: And Other StoriesThe Martian ChroniclesThe Illustrated Man
The October CountryThe Day It Rained ForeverA Medicine for MelancholyTwice 22
R Is for RocketThe Anthem Sprinters: And Other AnticsThe Machineries of JoyThe Vintage Bradbury
S Is for SpaceTomorrow MidnightI Sing the Body Electric!: And Other StoriesFever Dream and Other Fantasies
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit: And Other PlaysPillar of Fire: And Other Plays for Today, Tomorrow and Beyond TomorrowWhen Elephants Last in the Dooryard Bloomed: Celebrations for Almost Any Day in the YearThe Small Assassin
Long After MidnightWhere Robot Mice and Robot Men Run Round in Robot Towns: New Poems, Both Light and DarkTwin Hieroglyphs That Swim the River DustBeyond 1984: A Remembrance of Things Future
This Attic Where the Meadow GreensThe Ghosts of ForeverThe Stories of Ray BradburyThe Haunted Computer and the Android Pope
Complete Poems of Ray BradburyThe Love AffairDinosaur TalesThe Smile
A Memory of MurderForever and the Earth: Yesterday and Tomorrow TalesA Sound of ThunderDeath Has Lost Its Charm for Me
Fever Dream (Night Lights)The Toynbee ConvectorClassic Stories 1On Stage: A Chrestomathy of His Plays
Quicker Than the EyeWith Cat for ComforterDriving BlindA Chapbook for Burnt Out Priests, Rabbis and Ministers
KaleidoscopeRay Bradbury Collected Short StoriesThey Have Not Seen the Stars: The Collected Poems of Ray BradburyI Live by the Invisible
One More for the RoadBradbury Stories: 100 of His Finest TalesIt Came from Outer SpaceThe Cat's Pajamas: New Stories
The Homecoming: Wonderfully Illustrated Short PiecesNow and Forever: Somewhere a Band Is Playing / Leviathan '99The Dragon Ate His TailSkeletons
Summer Morning, Summer NightRay Bradbury Stories Volume 1Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 2We'll Always Have Paris
Marionettes, Inc.Bullet Trick: Unpublished Teleplays and Short StoriesA Pleasure to BurnNine Rarities
The Lost Bradbury: Forgotten Tales of Ray BradburyOther Worlds
 
Chapbooks
The Fog HornThe Other Foot
 
Plays
Moby Dick: The ScreenplayNemo!:The screenplay
 
Picture Books
Switch on the NightDogs Think That Every Day is Christmas
 
Graphic Novels
The Best of Ray Bradbury: The Graphic Novel
 
Novellas
Frost and Fire
 
Short Stories
Dark They Were and Golden-EyedThe VeldtPlayground
 
Anthologies edited
Futuria FantasiaTimeless Stories for Today and TomorrowCircus of Dr. Lao and Other Improbable StoriesThe Best of the Ray Bradbury Chronicles
 
Non fiction
The Art of PlayboyZen in the Art of WritingFolon's FolonsYestermorrow: Obvious Answers to Impossible Futures
Rod Steiger: Memoirs of a Friendship60 Greatest Science Fiction Shows Selected By Ray BradburyImagining Space: Achievements, Predictions, Possibilities : 1950-2050Conversations with Ray Bradbury
Bradbury Speaks: Too Soon from the Cave, Too Far from the StarsMatch to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451Listen to the Echoes
 
Anthologies containing stories by Ray Bradbury
Who Knocks? (1946)
The Night Side (1947)
The Other Side of the Moon (1949)
Far Boundaries (1951)
Fever Dream and Other Fantasies (1951)
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow (1952)
New Worlds for Old (1953)
     aka Worlds of Tomorrow
Stories for Tomorrow (1954)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 4th Series (1955)
Best SF (1955)
Best SF 2 (1956)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1957)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 6th Series (1957)
Imagination Unlimited (1959)
A Treasury of Great Science Fiction, Volume 1 (1959)
Spine Chillers (1961)
Best Fantasy Stories (1962)
Best Tales of Terror (1962)
The Fiend in You (1962)
The 4th Pan Book of Horror Stories (1963)
17 x Infinity (1963)
The Vampire (1963)
The Masque of the Red Death: And Other Tales of Horror (1964)
A Chamber of Horrors (1965)
Everyman's Book of Classic Horror Stories (1965)
The Pseudo-People (1965)
Best SF 6 (1966)
Beyond the Curtain of Dark (1966)
The Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories (1966)
I Can't Sleep at Night (1966)
The Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy (1966)
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction (1966)
Tomorrow's Children (1966)
The 8th Pan Book of Horror Stories (1967)
Famous Monster Tales (1967)
The Playboy Book of Horror and the Supernatural (1967)
Tales of Terror (1967)
Time Untamed (1967)
The Evil People (1968)
The Future Makers (1968)
Legends for the Dark (1968)
The Midnight People (1968)
The Stars and Under (1968)
Three to the Highest Power (1968)
The Unspeakable People (1969)
The Witchcraft Reader (1969)
The 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories (1970)
The Freak Show (1970)
The Hollywood Nightmare (1970)
Nova 1 (1970)
A Sea of Space (1970)
A Wilderness of Stars (1970)
The Ghouls Book 2 (1971)
Some Things Fierce and Fatal (1971)
The Other Dimension (1972)
The Nightmare Reader Volume 2 (1973)
Summoned from the Tomb (1973)
Again Dangerous Visions Book 1 (1973)
Into the Unknown (1973)
Science Fiction Monthly Vol 1 No 8 (1974)
The Hounds of Hell (1974)
Space Opera (1974)
Space 2 (1974)
Tales of Unknown Horror (1974)
Gooseflesh! (1974)
Tales of Terror From Outer Space (1975)
The Ghost's Companion (1975)
The Black Magic Omnibus Volume 2 (1976)
Weird Tales Volume 2 (1976)
More of Christopher Lee's New Chamber of Horrors (1976)
The Best Science Fiction Stories (1977)
The Rivals of Dracula (1977)
Christopher Lee's Archives of Evil (1977)
Weird Legacies (1977)
More Tales of Unknown Horror (1979)
The Year's Finest Fantasy Volume 2 (1979)
Dark Forces (1980)
A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959 (1981)
Weekend Book of Science Fiction (1981)
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy (1981)
The Great SF Stories 8: 1946 (1982)
The Great SF Stories 10: 1948 (1983)
The Great SF Stories 9: 1947 (1983)
Black Water (1983)
Magic for Sale (1983)
Masques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural (1984)
Top Fantasy (1984)
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories (1984)
The Second Omni Book of Science Fiction (1984)
Random Access Messages of the Computer Age (1984)
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (1984)
The Great SF Stories 13: 1951 (1985)
Top Science Fiction (1985)
Science-fiction Classics: The Stories That Morphed Into Movies (1986)
Masters of Darkness (1986)
A Century of Horror 1970-1979: The Greatest Stories of the Decade (1987)
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1987)
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century (1987)
The Colour of Evil (1987)
The Book of Fantasy (1988)
Into the Mummy's Tomb (1989)
Tales of the Occult (1989)
Masques 3 (1989)
Between Time and Terror (1990)
Dark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror Stories (1990)
Nebula Awards 24 (1990)
Urban Horrors (1990)
Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown (1992)
Nursery Crimes (1993)
Simulations: 15 Tales of Virtual Reality (1993)
The Ultimate Witch (1993)
Monsters in Our Midst (1993)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: The 50th Anniversary Anthology (1994)
The Best of Whispers (1994)
Tomorrow Sucks (1994)
Reel Future (1994)
Science Fiction, Science Fact, and You (1995)
Tales in Space (1995)
Bruce Coville's Book of Aliens: Tales to Warp Your Mind (1995)
Space Movies: Classic Science Fiction Films (1995)
The Vampire Omnibus (1995)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eighth Annual Collection (1995)
Supernatural Stories (1995)
David Copperfield's Tales of the Impossible (1995)
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 2 (1996)
Virtuous Vampires (1996)
Dinosaurs (1996)
Night Screams (1996)
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy (1996)
American Gothic Tales (1996)
Vampires, Wine and Roses (1997)
Ackermanthology (1997)
Free Space (1997)
Dragons: The Greatest Stories (1997)
Dark Terrors 3 (1997)
Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever Written (1997)
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats (1998)
     aka The Fantasy Hall of Fame
The Playboy Book of Science Fiction (1998)
Scaremongers (1998)
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic (1998)
Year's Best SF 3 (1998)
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eleventh Annual Collection (1998)
Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy (1998)
Dangerous Vegetables (1998)
California Sorcery (1999)
Vintage Science Fiction (1999)
Technohorror: Tales of Terror, Suspense, and Intrigue (1999)
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (2000)
Who Knocks?The Night SideThe Other Side of the MoonFar Boundaries
Timeless Stories for Today and TomorrowNew Worlds for OldStories for TomorrowThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 4th Series
Best SFBest SF 2Alfred Hitchcock PresentsThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 6th Series
Imagination UnlimitedA Treasury of Great Science Fiction, Volume 1Spine ChillersBest Fantasy Stories
Best Tales of TerrorThe Fiend in YouThe 4th Pan Book of Horror Stories17 x Infinity
The Masque of the Red Death: And Other Tales of HorrorA Chamber of HorrorsEveryman's Book of Classic Horror StoriesThe Pseudo-People
Beyond the Curtain of DarkThe Fontana Book of Great Horror StoriesI Can't Sleep at NightThe Playboy Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science FictionTomorrow's ChildrenThe 8th Pan Book of Horror StoriesFamous Monster Tales
The Playboy Book of Horror and the SupernaturalTales of TerrorTime UntamedThe Evil People
The Future MakersLegends for the DarkThe Midnight PeopleThe Stars and Under
Three to the Highest PowerThe Unspeakable PeopleThe Witchcraft ReaderThe 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories
The Freak ShowThe Hollywood NightmareNova 1A Sea of Space
A Wilderness of StarsThe Ghouls Book 2Some Things Fierce and FatalThe Other Dimension
The Nightmare Reader Volume 2Summoned from the TombAgain Dangerous Visions Book 1Into the Unknown
The Hounds of HellSpace OperaSpace 2Tales of Unknown Horror
Gooseflesh!Tales of Terror From Outer SpaceThe Ghost's CompanionThe Black Magic Omnibus Volume 2
Weird Tales Volume 2More of Christopher Lee's New Chamber of HorrorsThe Best Science Fiction StoriesThe Rivals of Dracula
Christopher Lee's Archives of EvilWeird LegaciesMore Tales of Unknown HorrorThe Year's Finest Fantasy Volume 2
Dark ForcesA Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959A Treasury of Modern FantasyThe Great SF Stories 8: 1946
The Great SF Stories 10: 1948The Great SF Stories 9: 1947Black WaterMagic for Sale
Masques: All New Works of Horror and the SupernaturalTop FantasyThe Penguin Book of Ghost StoriesThe Second Omni Book of Science Fiction
Random Access Messages of the Computer AgeThe Penguin Book of Horror StoriesThe Great SF Stories 13: 1951Science-fiction Classics: The Stories That Morphed Into Movies
Masters of DarknessA Century of Horror 1970-1979: The Greatest Stories of the DecadeGreat Science Fiction of the 20th CenturyThe Colour of Evil
The Book of FantasyInto the Mummy's TombTales of the OccultMasques 3
Between Time and TerrorDark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror StoriesNebula Awards 24Urban Horrors
Masterpieces of Terror and the UnknownSimulations: 15 Tales of Virtual RealityMonsters in Our MidstThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: The 50th Anniversary Anthology
The Best of WhispersTomorrow SucksReel FutureTales in Space
Bruce Coville's Book of Aliens: Tales to Warp Your MindSpace Movies: Classic Science Fiction FilmsThe Vampire OmnibusThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eighth Annual Collection
Supernatural StoriesDavid Copperfield's Tales of the ImpossibleThe SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 2Dinosaurs
Night ScreamsThe Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of FantasyAmerican Gothic TalesVampires, Wine and Roses
AckermanthologyFree SpaceDragons: The Greatest StoriesDark Terrors 3
Time Machines: The Best Time Travel Stories Ever WrittenThe Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time GreatsThe Playboy Book of Science FictionScaremongers
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the FantasticYear's Best SF 3The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eleventh Annual CollectionKnights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy
Dangerous VegetablesCalifornia SorceryVintage Science FictionTechnohorror: Tales of Terror, Suspense, and Intrigue
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories
 
Short stories
And the Moon Be Still as Bright
And This Did Dante Do
The Earth Men
Epilogue
The Headpiece
Holiday
The Marriage Mender
The Old Ones
Perchance to Dream
The Town Where No One Got Off
The Crowd (1943)
Doodad (1943)
The Ducker (1943)
The Piper (1943)
R is for Rocket [short story] (1943)
     aka King of Gray Spaces
The Scythe (1943)
The Wind (1943)
Bang! You're Dead! (1944)
The Jar (1944)
The Lake (1944)
There was an Old Woman (1944)
Undersea Guardians (1944)
The Big Black and White Game (1945)
Corpse Carnival (1945)
The Dead Man (1945)
Invisible Boy (1945)
The Poems (1945)
Skeleton (1945)
The Tombstone (1945)
A Careful Man Dies (1946)
Chrysalis (1946)
Electrocution (1946)
The Emissary (1946)
Frost and Fire (1946)
     aka The Creatures that Time Forgot
The Homecoming [short story] (1946)
I See You Never (1946)
Let's Play 'Poison' (1946)
Lorelei of the Red Mist [short story] (1946) (with Leigh Brackett)
The Million-year Picnic (1946)
The Miracles of Jamie (1946)
The Night (1946)
One Timeless Spring (1946)
Our Timeless Spring (1946)
The Small Assassin [short story] (1946)
The Smiling People (1946)
The Traveller (1946)
The Cistern (1947)
El Dia de Muerte (1947)
     aka The Day of Death
The Handler (1947)
Interim (1947)
Jack-in-the-Box (1947)
The Man Upstairs (1947)
The Next in Line (1947)
Rocket Summer (1947)
Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1947)
Uncle Einar (1947)
Zero Hour (1947)
Asleep in Armageddon (1948)
The Black Ferris (1948)
End of Summer (1948)
Fever Dream (1948)
The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl (1948)
The Long Years (1948)
Mars Is Heaven! (1948)
The October Game (1948)
The Off Season (1948)
Pillar of Fire [short story] (1948)
Powerhouse (1948)
Referent (1948)
The Shape of Things (1948)
     aka Tomorrow's Child
The Third Expedition (1948)
Tomorrow's Child (1948)
The Undead Die (1948) (with E Everett Evans)
The Visitor (1948)
The Women (1948)
Changeling (1949)
Dark They Were, and Golden-eyed (1949)
     aka The Naming of Names
The Exiles (1949)
     aka The Mad Wizards of Mars
The Great Fire (1949)
I, Mars (1949)
Kaleidoscope [short story] (1949)
The Mad Wizards of Mars (1949)
The Man (1949)
Marionettes, Inc. [short story] (1949)
The Martian (1949)
     aka Impossible
The Naming of Names (1949)
     aka Dark They Were, and Golden-eyed
Night Call, Collect (1949)
The One Who Waits (1949)
The Silent Towns (1949)
The Summer Night (1949)
     aka The Spring Night
The Blue Bottle (1950)
     aka Death-wish
The City (1950)
     aka Purpose
Forever and the Earth [short story] (1950)
The Fox and the Forest (1950)
The Green Morning (1950)
The Highway (1950)
I'll Not Look for Wine (1950)
The Illustrated Man [short story] (1950)
The Locusts (1950)
The Long Rain (1950)
     aka Death by Rain
The Luggage Store (1950)
The Musicians (1950)
Night Meeting (1950)
Punishment Without Crime (1950)
The Rocket (1950)
     aka Outcast of the Stars
The Settlers (1950)
The Shore (1950)
The Taxpayer (1950)
There Will Come Soft Rains (1950)
Usher II (1950)
     aka Carnival of Madness
The Veldt [short story] (1950)
The Watchers (1950)
Way in the Middle of the Air (1950)
The Whole Town's Sleeping (1950)
Ylla (1950)
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1951)
     aka The Fog Horn
Embroidery (1951)
The Fire Balloons (1951)
The Fog Horn [short story] (1951)
     aka The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
Here There Be Tygers (1951)
The Last Night of the World (1951)
No Particular Night Or Morning (1951)
The Other Foot [short story] (1951)
The Pedestrian (1951)
The Pumpernickel (1951)
The Rocket Man (1951)
The Screaming Woman (1951)
The April Witch [short story] (1952)
En La Noche (1952)
     aka Torrid Sacrifice
A Flight of Ravens (1952)
The Gift (1952)
The Great Wide World Over There (1952)
     aka Cora and the Great Wide World Over There
A Piece of Wood (1952)
The Smile [short story] (1952)
A Sound of Thunder [short story] (1952)
The Tombling Day (1952)
The Wilderness (1952)
And So Died Riabouchinska (1953)
And the Rock Cried Out (1953)
     aka The Millionth Murder
The Flying Machine (1953)
The Garbage Collector (1953)
The Golden Apples of the Sun [short story] (1953)
The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind (1953)
Hail and Farewell (1953)
The Meadow (1953)
The Murderer (1953)
The Playground (1953)
A Scent of Sarsaparilla (1953)
Sun and Shadow (1953)
Time in Thy Flight (1953)
All Summer in a Day (1954)
The Dwarf (1954)
Interval in Sunlight (1954)
It Came from Outer Space [short story] (1954)
The Strawberry Window (1954)
Touched with Fire (1954)
     aka Shopping for Death
The Watchful Poker Chip of H Matisse (1954)
The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone (1954)
The Dragon (1955)
The Little Mice (1955)
     aka The Mice
The Time Machine (1955)
The Trolley (1955)
The End of the Beginning (1956)
     aka Next Stop: the Stars
Icarus Montgolfier Wright (1956)
The Sound of Summer Running (1956)
     aka Summer in the Air
The Time of Going Away (1956)
Almost the End of the World (1957)
Dandelion Wine (excerpts) (1957)
The Day it Rained Forever [short story] (1957)
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit [short story] (1958)
     aka The Magic White Suit
In a Season of Calm Weather (1959)
     aka The Picasso Summer
A Medicine for Melancholy [short story] (1959)
The Shoreline at Sunset (1959)
     aka The Sunset Harp
The Sunset Harp (1959)
     aka The Shoreline at Sunset
And the Sailor, Home from the Sea (1960)
     aka Forever Voyage
The Best of All Possible Worlds (1960)
Death and the Maiden (1960)
The Drummer Boy of Shiloh (1960)
Some Live Like Lazarus (1960)
     aka Very Late in the Evening
The Beggar on O'Connell Bridge (1961)
     aka The Beggar on Dublin Bridge
The Illustrated Woman (1961)
Long After Midnight [short story] (1961)
     aka The Long-After-Midnight Girl
Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar! (1962)
     aka Come Into My Cellar
Come into My Cellar (1962)
     aka Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar!
Getting Through Sunday Somehow (1962)
     aka Tread Lightly to the Music
The Machineries of Joy [short story] (1962)
A Miracle of Rare Device (1962)
Perhaps We Are Going Away (1962)
The Prehistoric Producer (1962)
     aka Tyrannosaurus Rex
Tyrannosaurus Rex (1962)
     aka The Prehistoric Producer
The Anthem Sprinters [short story] (1963)
     aka The Queen's Own Evaders
The Lifework of Juan Diaz (1963)
To the Chicago Abyss (1963)
The Vacation (1963)
The Cold Wind and the Warm (1964)
Heavy-Set (1964)
The Kilimanjaro Device (1965)
Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby's is a Friend of Mine (1966)
     aka The Best of Times
The Man in the Rorschach Shirt (1966)
The Lost City of Mars (1967)
The Year the Glop-Monster Won the Golden Lion at Cannes (1967)
Death Warmed Over (1968)
Christus Apollo (1969)
Downwind from Gettysburg (1969)
The Haunting of the New (1969)
Henry the Ninth (1969)
     aka A Final Sceptre, a Lasting Crown
I Sing the Body Electric! [short story] (1969)
     aka The Beautiful One Is Here
The Inspired Chicken Motel (1969)
     aka The Inspired Chicken Bungalow Court
The Terrible Conflagration Up at the Place (1969)
Yes, We'll Gather at the River (1969)
The Messiah (1971)
The Utterly Perfect Murder (1971)
     aka My Perfect Murder
Christ, Old Student in a New School (1972)
McGillahee's Brat (1972)
The Parrot Who Met Papa (1972)
Have I Got a Chocolate Bar for You! (1973)
The Wish (1973)
That Old Dog Lying in the Dust (1974)
The Burning Man (1975)
The Better Part of Wisdom (1976)
Darling Adolf (1976)
Drink Entire: Against the Madness of Crowds (1976)
G. B. S. - Mark V (1976)
A Story of Love (1976)
Gotcha! (1978)
The Haunted Computer and the Android Pope [short story] (1980)
The Last Circus (1980)
A Touch of Petulance (1980)
Colonel Stonesteel's Genuine Home-Made Truly Egyptian Mummy (1981)
Besides a Dinosaur, Whatta Ya Wanna Be When You Grow Up? (1983)
Lo, the Dear Daft Dinosaurs! (1983)
What If I Said: the Dinosaur's Not Dead (1983)
Banshee (1984)
The Collector Speaks (1984)
Long After Ecclesiastes (1984)
At Midnight, in the Month of June (1988)
Bless Me, Father, for I Have Sinned (1988)
By the Numbers! (1988)
Come, and Bring Constance! (1988)
I Suppose You Are Wondering Why We Are Here? (1988)
Junior (1988)
Lafayette, Farewell (1988)
The Laurel and Hardy Love Affair (1988)
Long Division (1988)
The Love Affair [short story] (1988)
On the Orient, North (1988)
One for His Lordship, and One for the Road! (1988)
One Night in Your Life (1988)
Promises, Promises (1988)
The Thing at the Top of the Stairs (1988)
The Toynbee Convector [short story] (1988)
Trapdoor (1988)
West of October (1988)
The Young Thing at the Top of the Stairs (1988)Bram Stoker (nominee)
Of Absence, Darkness, Death: Things Which Are Not (1989)
Dogs Think That Every Day Is Christmas [short story] (1990)
Fee Fie Foe Fum (1993)
Last Rites (1994)
No News, or What Killed the Dog? (1994)
Unterseeboot Doktor (1994)
The Very Gentle Murders (1994)
Another Fine Mess (1995)
At the End of the Ninth Year (1995)
Dorian in Excelsis (1995)
Grand Theft (1995)
Once More, Legato (1995)
Quicker than the Eye [short story] (1995)
The Witch Door (1995)
Bug (1996)
Exchange (1996)
The Finnegan (1996)
Free Dirt (1996)
The Ghost in the Machine (1996)
Hopscotch (1996)
The Other Highway (1996)
Remember Sascha? (1996)
That Woman on the Lawn (1996)
Zaharoff/Richter Mark V (1996)
Driving Blind [short story] (1997)
Hello, I Must Be Going (1997)
The Highest Branch on the Tree (1997)
House Divided (1997)
I Wonder What's Become of Sally (1997)
If MGM Is Killed, Who Gets the Lion? (1997)
Madame Et Monsieur Shill (1997)
The Mirror (1997)
Mr Pale (1997)
Night Train to Babylon (1997)
Nothing Changes (1997)
Of What Is Past, or Passing, or to Come II (1997)
Remember Me? (1997)
Someone in the Rain (1997)
That Bird That Comes Out of the Clock (1997)
Thunder in the Morning (1997)
Virgin Resusitas (1997)
A Woman Is a Fast-Moving Picnic (1997)
Pilgrimage (1999)
The Affluence of Despair (2000)
Haunted House (2000) (with Elizabeth Albright)


Awards
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement nominee (1976)
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (1977)
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1977) : Long After Midnight
Bram Stoker Best Collection nominee (1989) : The Toynbee Convector
Bram Stoker Best Short story nominee (1989) : The Young Thing at the Top of the Stairs
Bram Stoker Best Novel nominee (2002) : From the Dust Returned: A Family Remembrance
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2002) : From the Dust Returned: A Family Remembrance
Bram Stoker Best Collection winner (2003) : One More for the Road


Books about Ray Bradbury
The Ray Bradbury CompanionScience Fiction Voices, No 2: Interviews with Ray Bradbury, A.E. Van Vogt, Robert Silverberg and OthersRay Bradbury: A Critical CompanionRed Planet, Flaming Phoenix, Green Town: Some Early Bradbury Revisited
Bradbury: An Illustrated LifeRay Bradbury: Master of Science Fiction and FantasyThe Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
 
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