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Bookish Links - January 2015

The first Bookish Links post of 2015! Anyway . . .

Ray Bradbury

The Pomegranate Architect

I first met Ray Bradbury while writing a feature story for the Chicago Tribune magazine in 2000, the year he turned eighty, and we quickly bonded over our shared childhood experiences (roughly fifty years apart) growing up in northern Illinois, as well as in Southern California. 280 more words


Ray Bradbury’s Stories-The Beggar on O’Connell Bridge

Overview: Let’s head to Dublin. Our husband and wife protagonists seem to have differing opinions on how to deal with the beggars around the hotel. Then there is the one on O’Connell Bridge. 53 more words

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How I Read + Bradbury's Death is a Lonely Business = This Post

Since I had to read a lot of books throughout college and over short periods of time, at least a book a week, I attempted to finish each book in as few sittings as possible and within a day. 444 more words


15 Day Writer's Challenge: Day 13

This series is nearly over! We’re up to Day 13 and the topic is:

Your favorite book about writing.

This is an easy one, because I have only read one book about writing (unless you want to count the dictionary or…

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Ray Bradbury’s Stories-The Drummer Boy of Shiloh

Overview: It’s 1869, just before the Battle of Owl Creek. Poor Joby, he’s just the drummer boy and scared out of his mind. Lucky for him, the general can’t sleep either. 85 more words

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Ray Bradbury’s Stories-And The Rock Cried Out

Overview: This is a story that could almost be ripped from today’s headlines. A couple, traveling out of the country, finds themselves in a place where their color and nationality is despised. 60 more words

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