The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury (Paperback)

The Life of Ray Bradbury

By Sam Weller

Harper Perennial, 9780060545840, 384pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2006



Accomplished journalist Sam Weller met the Ray Bradbury while writing a cover story for the Chicago Tribune Magazine and spent hundreds of hours interviewing Bradbury, his editors, family members, and longtime friends. With unprecedented access to private archives, he uncovered never-before-published letters, documents, and photographs that help tell the story of this literary genius and his remarkable creative journey. The result is a richly textured, detailed biography that illuminates the origins and accomplishments of Bradbury's fascinating mind.

Praise For The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury

“For Bradbury fans, THE BRADBURY CHRONICLES is essential. . . . [A]n engaging, often fascinating tale.”
-New York Times Book Review

“A fascinating look at a man’s work -- and the incredible evolution of an alien subgenre.”
-Chicago Tribune

“A highly readable story . . . informative, enjoyable, and inspiring.”
-School Library Journal