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August 22

Ray Bradbury

1920 – Unitarian science fiction writer Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois. His work combined social and technological criticism with fantasy. Among his better-known books are The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Dandelion Wine, and Something Wicked This Way Comes. Read more about Ray Bradbury.

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