Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

This is a complete list of Ray Bradbury books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Crumley Mysteries Books in Publication Order

List of Green Town Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dark Carnival
1947
2
8.8
The Martian Chronicles
1950
3
8.7
The Illustrated Man (With: P. Craig Russell)
The Illustrated Man (With: P. Craig Russell)
1951
4
10
A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories
1952
5
9
The Golden Apples of the Sun
1953
6
8.5
The October Country
1955
7
10
The Day It Rained Forever
1959
8
A Medicine for Melancholy
1959
9
The Small Assassin
1962
10
10
R Is for Rocket
1962
11
The Machineries of Joy
1964
12
The Vintage Bradbury
1965
13
The Autumn People
1965
14
Twice 22
1966
15
Tomorrow Midnight
1966
16
S is for Space
1966
17
Fever Dream And Other Fantasies
1968
18
7.5
I Sing the Body Electric
1969
19
10
Ray Bradbury
1975
20
Long After Midnight
1976
21
10
Ray Bradbury Collected Short Stories
1979
22
10
The Stories of Ray Bradbury
1980
23
The Last Circus and the Electrocution
1980
24
Dinosaur Tales
1984
25
A Memory of Murder
1984
26
10
The Toynbee Convector
1988
27
Selected from Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed
1990
28
Classic Stories 2
1990
29
The Ray Bradbury Chronicles 1 (With: Al Williamson, Kent Williams, John Van Fleet, P. Craig Russell, Ralp Reese, Ray Zone, Chuck Roblin, Vicente Segrelles)
The Ray Bradbury Chronicles 1 (With: Al Williamson, Kent Williams, John Van Fleet, P. Craig Russell, Ralp Reese, Ray Zone, Chuck Roblin, Vicente Segrelles)
1992
30
Ray Bradbury Chronicles, Vol 4 (With: Byron Preiss)
Ray Bradbury Chronicles, Vol 4 (With: Byron Preiss)
1993
31
Quicker Than the Eye
1996
32
10
Driving Blind
1997
33
One More for the Road
2002
34
Stories Volume 2
2003
35
10
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales
2003
36
The Cat's Pajamas
2004
37
Now and Forever
2007
38
We'll Always Have Paris
2009
39
A Pleasure to Burn
2010
40
The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: Critical Edition Vol 1
2011
41
The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: Critical Edition Vol 2
2014
42
The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: Critical Edition Vol 3
2017
43
6
Killer, Come Back To Me
2020
44
Venus Remembered
2020

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Poems
1945
2
Skeletons
1945
3
The Homecoming
1946
4
Zero Hour
1947
5
The Black Ferris
1948
6
The Blue Bottle / Death-Wish
1950
7
There Will Come Soft Rains
1950
8
The Veldt
1950
9
A Sound of Thunder
1951
10
The Fog Horn
1951
11
The Playground
1953
12
10
All Summer in a Day
1954
13
The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
1972
14
The Mummies of Guanajuato
1978
15
One Timeless Spring
1980
16
The Love Affair
1982
17
Death Has Lost Its Charm For Me
1987
18
Fever Dream
1987
19
The Thing at the Top of the Stairs
1988
20
A Chapbook for Burnt-Out Priests, Rabbis, and Ministers
2001
21
The Dragon Who Ate His Tail
2007
22
Marionettes, Inc.
2009
23
Defense Mech
2021

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Why Man Explores (With: Norman Cousins, Jacques-Yves Cousteau)
Why Man Explores (With: Norman Cousins, Jacques-Yves Cousteau)
1977
2
The Art of Playboy
1985
3
10
Zen in the Art of Writing
1987
4
Folon's Folons
1990
5
Yestermorrow
1991
6
Rod Steiger: Memoirs of a Friendship
1998
7
Imagining Space: Achievements, Predictions, Possibilities 1950-2050
2001
8
Conversations with Ray Bradbury
2004
9
Bradbury Speaks
2005
10
Match to Flame
2007
11
Listen to the Echoes (With: Sam Weller)
2010

List of Poetry Books in Publication Order

List of Screenplays/Plays in Publication Order

List of The Last Interview Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Learning to Live Finally (By: Jacques Derrida)
Learning to Live Finally (By: Jacques Derrida)
2005
2
Roberto Bolaño: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (By: Roberto Bolaño)
2009
3
Kurt Vonnegut (By: Kurt Vonnegut)
Kurt Vonnegut (By: Kurt Vonnegut)
2011
4
Jorge Luis Borges (By: Jorge Luis Borges)
2012
5
Hannah Arendt: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Hannah Arendt)
2013
6
James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and other Conversations (By: James Baldwin, Quincy Troupe)
2014
7
Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview (With: Sam Weller)
2014
8
Gabriel García Márquez (By: Gabriel García Márquez)
2015
9
Lou Reed (By: Lou Reed)
Lou Reed (By: Lou Reed)
2015
10
Ernest Hemingway (By: Ernest Hemingway)
2015
11
Nora Ephron: The Last Interview (By: Nora Ephron)
2015
12
Philip K. Dick (By: Philip K. Dick)
2015
13
J. D. Salinger (By: J.D. Salinger)
2016
14
Oliver Sacks (By: Oliver Sacks)
2016
15
Jane Jacobs (By: Jane Jacobs)
2016
16
David Bowie (By: David Bowie)
David Bowie (By: David Bowie)
2016
17
Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Martin Luther King Jr.)
2017
18
Christopher Hitchens (By: Christopher Hitchens)
2017
19
Hunter S. Thompson (By: Hunter S. Thompson)
2018
20
Kathy Acker: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Kathy Acker)
2018
21
Julia Child: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Julia Child)
2018
22
10
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Ursula K. Le Guin)
2019
23
Billie Holiday: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Billie Holiday, Khanya Mtshali)
2019
24
Graham Greene: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Graham Greene)
2019
25
Toni Morrison: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Toni Morrison)
2020
26
Frida Kahlo: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Frida Kahlo)
2020
27
Shirley Chisholm: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Barbara Lee, Shirley Chisholm)
2021
28
Fred Rogers: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Fred Rogers)
2021
29
Johnny Cash: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Johnny Cash)
2021
30
John Lewis: The Last Interview and Other Conversations (By: Melville House)
2021
31
Janet Malcolm: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations (By: Melville House)
2022
32
Kurt Cobain: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations ( By: Melville House)
2022
33
bell hooks: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: bell hooks)
2023
34
Octavia E. Butler: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (By: Melville House)
2023
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List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order (with Tim Hamilton, with Ron Wimberly)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Fahrenheit 451: The Authorized Adaptation (With: Tim Hamilton)
2009
2
Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles: The Authorized Adaptation (With: Howard Zimmerman, Dennis Calero)
2011
3
Something Wicked This Way Comes: The Authorized Adaptation (With: Ron Wimberly)
2011

List of Ray Bradbury Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Invasion From Mars:Interplanetary Stories
1949
2
Star Science Fiction Stories 3
1955
3
Alfred Hitchcock Presents 13 More Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV
1957
4
Stories for the Dead of Night
1957
5
The Ghoul Keepers
1961
6
The Bedside Playboy
1963
7
Alfred Hitchcock's Monster Museum: Twelve Shuddery Stories for Daring Young Readers
1965
8
The Microcosmic God
1965
9
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Scared Even Me
1967
10
Worlds to Come: New Science Fiction Adventures
1967
11
Time Untamed
1967
12
21 Great Stories
1969
13
Nova 1
1970
14
Young Demons
1972
15
The Devil's Generation
1973
16
Galaxy Science Fiction - October 1973
1973
17
Gooseflesh
1974
18
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow...
1974
19
Beyond Midnight
1976
20
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 22nd Series
1976
21
Extraterrestrial Intelligence
1976
22
The Late Great Future
1976
23
The 10th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories
1977
24
Weird Legacies
1977
25
Rod Serling's Other Worlds
1978
26
They Came from Outer Space: 12 Classic Science Fiction Tales That Became Major Motion Pictures
1979
27
Ghosts That Haunt You
1980
28
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction
1980
29
Dark Forces: New Stories of Suspense and Supernatural Horror
1980
30
Weekend Book of Science Fiction
1981
31
Scaremongers
1981
32
Perspectives in Literature: A Book of Short Stories, Vol. 1
1983
33
13 Horrors of Halloween
1983
34
The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories
1984
35
Fourth Planet from the Sun
1984
36
Crime SuspenStories
1986
37
Cutting Edge
1986
38
Ready or Not: Here Come Fourteen Frightening Stories!
1987
39
6
Mysterious Sea Stories
1987
40
The Monster Book of Monsters
1988
41
Science Fiction Stories
1988
42
Weird Science
1989
43
Tales of the Occult
1989
44
Great Baseball Stories
1990
45
The Horror Hall of Fame
1991
46
The Short Story: 30 Masterpieces
1992
47
Ray Bradbury Chronicles: Alien Terror
1992
48
Monsters in Our Midst
1993
49
The Ultimate Witch
1993
50
Sea-Cursed
1994
51
Space Movies
1995
52
Night Screams
1996
53
Mystery Stories
1996
54
Dark Terrors 3
1997
55
Time Machines
1997
56
The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings
1998
57
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic
1998
58
Eleventh Annual Collection
1998
59
The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: The 50th Anniversary Anthology
1999
60
October Dreams
2000
61
The Writer's Guide to Fantasy Literature
2002
62
Stranger: Dark Tales of Eerie Encounters
2002
63
Writing Los Angeles
2002
64
Murder On The Railways
2003
65
Dark Delicacies
2005
66
A Tangled Web
2005
67
Nightmares on Congress Street, Part V
2006
68
Masques V
2006
69
Selected Shorts
2008
70
The Best of Cemetery Dance II
2008
71
Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead
2009
72
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction
2010
73
Wally Wood’s EC Stories: Artist's Edition
2011
74
Like Water for Quarks
2011
75
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury
2012
76
A Carnivàle of Horror
2012
77
Psychos
2012
78
Other Worlds
2013
79
Guys Read: Other Worlds
2013
80
The Time Traveler's Almanac
2013
81
Fantastic Stories Presents
2014
82
Parallàxis: A twist in the mind
2014
83
Field of Fantasies
2014
84
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Ten, Robert Sheckley and Others
2015
85
Darker Terrors 7
2016
86
The 12th Science Fiction MEGAPACK®
2016
87
Grave Predictions
2016
88
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore
2017
89
Lost Mars
2018
90
The Science Fiction Collection #1
2018
91
7.3
Flight or Fright
2018
92
Science Fiction Gems, Volume 15, Milton Lessor and Others
2018
93
99 Classic Science-Fiction Short Stories
2019
94
The Science Fiction Collection
2019
95
One Hundred
2020
96
Planet Stories Super Pack #2
2020
97
The Ultimate Short Story Bundle
2020
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Ray Bradbury: Biography

Ray Bradbury (Ray Douglas Bradbury) was born on August 22nd, 1920. Ray passed away June 5th, 2012 at 91 years old. Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, USA.

Ray Bradbury was the author of the Ray Bradbury Short Story Collections series which consists of 44 novels. The Ray Bradbury Short Story Collections series started in 1947 with the novel Dark Carnival. The most recently released novel in the Ray Bradbury Short Story Collections series was Venus Remembered which was released in 2020. There are no upcoming novels for the Ray Bradbury Short Story Collections series.

Ray Bradbury: Awards & Accolades

Ray Bradbury has won multiple awards including: The World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 1977, Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 1988 and the Helmerich Award, Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, in 1994.

Ray Bradbury has won many awards including:

  • Fahrenheit 451 won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1954.
  • The Poems won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1971.
  • The Blue Bottle / Death-Wish won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1972.
  • The Black Ferris won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1973.
  • Dark Forces: New Stories of Suspense and Supernatural Horror won the World Fantasy Award, Collection, in 1981.
  • One More for the Road won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection, in 2002.
  • Dark Delicacies won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2005.
  • Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2012.

The following novels by Ray Bradbury were also nominated for these awards:

  • Long After Midnight: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1977). Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections (2011).
  • The Stories of Ray Bradbury: Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Fiction (1981).
  • The Thing at the Top of the Stairs: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Short Fiction (1988).
  • The Toynbee Convector: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (1988).
  • Scaremongers: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (1998).
  • Driving Blind: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1998). British Fantasy Award, Best Collection (1999).
  • Eleventh Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1998).
  • From the Dust Returned: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in a Novel (2001). World Fantasy Award, Novel (2002).
  • Listen to the Echoes: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction (2010).
  • Flight or Fright: Goodreads Awards, Best Horror (2018).

Ray Bradbury: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Ray Bradbury on Book Notification is The Martian Chronicles, a Collection novel.

The most read book by Ray Bradbury on Book Notification is Fahrenheit 451, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Ray Bradbury are:

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  4. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.
  5. George Orwell, author of the novel: 1984.

Ray Bradbury: F.A.Q

When was Ray Bradbury Born?

Ray Bradbury was born on August 22nd, 1920.

When did Ray Bradbury die?

Ray Bradbury died on June 5th, 2012 at 91 years old.

Where was Ray Bradbury Born?

Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, USA.

What awards has Ray Bradbury won?

Ray Bradbury has won the following awards: Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (1977), Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (1988) and the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award at the Helmerich Award (1994).

What book awards has Ray Bradbury won?

Fahrenheit 451: Hugo Award Best Novel (1954).
The Poems: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1971).
The Blue Bottle / Death-Wish: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1972).
The Black Ferris: Seiun Award Best Translated Short Story (1973).
Dark Forces: New Stories of Suspense and Supernatural Horror: World Fantasy Award Collection (1981).
One More for the Road: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection (2002).
Dark Delicacies: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2005).
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2012).

What was the first book Ray Bradbury wrote?

The first novel written by Ray Bradbury was Kaleidoscope, published in 1940.

What was the most recent book Ray Bradbury wrote?

His most recently released work was Defense Mech (a short story) on January 1st, 2021.

How many books has Ray Bradbury written?

Ray Bradbury has written 103 books across 11 series.
  • 3 books in the Crumley Mysteries Series
  • 4 books in the Green Town Series
  • 5 Standalone Novels
  • 44 Short Story Collections
  • 23 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 11 Non-Fiction Books
  • 5 books in the Poetry Series
  • 4 books in the Screenplays/Plays Series
  • 1 Sam Weller Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the The Last Interview Series
  • 3 books in the Graphic Novels Series

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    To me, there is no greater author of short stories and novels than Ray Bradbury. It’s hard to list all the best ones that everyone should read at least once. My favorite book of his is Dandelion Wine and have read it four times.

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