Sam Weller

journalist and author


Journalist and author, best known for his biographies The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury and Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews

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Ray Bradbury  wrote 27 novels and more than 600 short stories.

Author Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

Ray Bradbury wrote 27 novels and more than 600 short stories.

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