Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury, edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle, on tour July/August 2012
Posted By trish on June 19, 2012
• Paperback: 464 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (July 10, 2012)
“Ray Bradbury is without a doubt, one of this, or any century’s greatest and most imaginative writers. Shadow Show, a book of truly great stories, is the perfect tribute to America’s master storyteller.” —Stan Lee, legendary comic book writer and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics
“Shadow Show is a treasure trove for Bradbury enthusiasts. . . .The tributes to Ray Bradbury that follow each of the stories are particularly interesting, often heartwarming and inspiring.” —New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates
What do you imagine when you hear the name . . . Bradbury?
You might see rockets to Mars. Or bizarre circuses where otherworldly acts whirl in the center ring. Perhaps you travel to a dystopian future, where books are set ablaze . . . or to an out-of-the-way sideshow, where animated illustrations crawl across human skin. Or maybe, suddenly, you’re returned to a simpler time in small-town America, where summer perfumes the air and life is almost perfect . . .almost.
Ray Bradbury—peerless storyteller, poet of the impossible, and one of America’s most beloved authors—is a literary giant whose remarkable career has spanned seven decades. Now twenty-six of today’s most diverse and celebrated authors offer new short works in honor of the master; stories of heart, intelligence, and dark wonder from a remarkable range of creative artists.
About Sam Weller
A two-time Bram Stoker Award finalist, Sam Weller is the author of The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury and Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews. He has also written for The Paris Review, National Public Radio, and Publishers Weekly. His short fiction has been published in numerous journals and magazines.
About Mort Castle
Mort Castle is an author and writing teacher who has published more than five hundred short stories. Twice a winner of the Black Quill Award, seven times a Bram Stoker Award nominee, Castle edited On Writing Horror, the primary reference work for authors of dark fiction.
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