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Ray Bradbury

Like so many great horror writers, Ray Bradbury was utterly without fear. He wasn't scared of optimism or innocence or sentiment. He didn't give a damn if the...

Books: Figments

A GRAVEYARD FOR LUNATICS by Ray Bradbury Knopf; 285 pages; $18.95 When the Soviet President and his wife visited the U.S. recently, the writer they most wanted...

Books: Sci-Fi Sprints

THE STORIES OF RAY BRADBURY by Ray Bradbury Knopf; 928 pages; $17.95 A father becomes his son, then takes the youngster's place in his playground—a lower...

Books: Poet of the Pulps

THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN (250 pp.)—Ray Bradbury—Doubleday ($3). Ray Bradbury, 32, is a pulp writer whose work is admired by highbrows. Indeed, his writing...

Books: Djinn & Bitters

THE OCTOBER COUNTRY (306 pp.)—Ray Bradbury—Ballantine Books ($3.50; paperback, $.35). Among readers who fancy vampires, succubi, werewolves and other monsters,...

When Playboy Went Mainstream

At 88, Hugh Hefner recalls what it was like to be on the cover of TIME in 1967

Lord of the Ringworld: In Praise of Larry Niven

(Lev Grossman writes about books here on Wednesdays. Subscribe to his RSS feed.) You know how it is with your literary heroes — you never want to stop crapping...

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