President Obama on Ray Bradbury

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President Obama issued a statement today on the passing of legendary novelist Ray Bradbury: “His gift for storytelling reshaped our culture and expanded our world,” said President Obama. Here’s the full statement: For many Americans, the news of Ray Bradbury’s death immediately brought to mind images from his work, imprinted in our minds, often from [….]

Ray Bradbury, 1920 — 2012

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Ray Bradbury, beloved science fiction legend has passed away at the age of 91. A master of science fiction whose lyrical evocations of the future reflected both the optimism and the anxieties of his own postwar America. His most famous novel is “Fahrenheit 451,” published in 1953. Named for the temperature at which paper ignites, the [….]