Monday, March 21 2011
Boxed in by bandage-colored cubicle walls in downtown Manhattan, my thoughts drift to sweet days in Florence and Rome, and to lines in Ray Bradbury’s ‘Dandelion Wine’.
Monday, November 1 2010
My affinity for Ray Bradbury's work is rooted in his "accidental novels", as well as in the collections that plunder what is seemingly a limitless vault of manuscripts.
Monday, August 2 2010
This book about cloning feels like a clone: a copy of something more original that has harvested its ideas from more compelling sources.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
Monday, February 9 2009
Most authors won't kill a kid in their stories, and those who do will do it lightly, reaping all the pathos without having to deliver the scene.
Friday, May 4 2007
Wednesday, May 29 2002
Mr. Bradbury can conjure up, in just a few deceptively throwaway sentences, more meaning and insight than most other authors could provide in many, many pages.