Died Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles
Bradbury began publishing stories in fanzines in 1938, writing his first novel, The Martian Chronicles in 1950. The book is about the colonization of Mars by humans fleeing Earth devastated by nuclear war. Then followed Fahrenheit 451 in 1953, which recounts a time when America’s future where books are banned.
Bradbury’s stories have been adapted to comics, television, and movies, and the writer received many awards for his work. In 1992 even an asteroid named as “9766 Bradbury” in his honor.
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