Ray Bradbury

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The Ray Bradbury Theater: kitsch, macabre and gloriously schlocky TV anthology
Grown from the same cable-TV compost as The Twilight Zone, this 80s gem boasts a killer cast including Jeff Goldblum, Eugene Levy and Drew Barrymore

Jenny Valentish

31, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Top 10 books about books | Antoine Laurain
From John Boyne to Julian Barnes and Carlos Ruiz Zafón, novelist Antoine Laurain chooses stories that are told inside stories

Antoine Laurain

04, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Books seen behind Boris Johnson tell their own story
TES writer spots carefully chosen titles lined up behind PM as he gives speech at school

Sally Weale

26, Aug, 2020 @6:28 PM

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Ukip members sent 'mind-broadening' reading after bookshop attack
Index on Censorship gives books promoting tolerance to two men suspended from party after attack on Bookmarks in London

Alison Flood

09, Aug, 2018 @11:45 AM

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Fahrenheit 451 review – Michael B Jordan adaptation fails to catch fire
Rahim Bahrani’s version of the dystopian novel is set in a future where art is outlawed and official communication is mostly via emoji. Yet it feels both on-the-button and oddly off-pace

Gwilym Mumford

13, May, 2018 @7:59 PM

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From 'alibi' to 'mauve': what famous writers' most used words say about them
Zadie Smith’s ‘evil eye’, JK Rowling’s ‘dead of night’ … favourite phrases – and cliches – tell a fascinating story

Ben Blatt

10, Mar, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Out of the Unknown review: 1960s BBC sci-fi from a Who’s Who of literary talent
Futurism by Forster, colonising space with Ballard and gleaming white hospitals designed by Ridley Scott – thank goodness it wasn’t all wiped

Phelim O'Neill

23, Jun, 2016 @3:30 PM

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Household chores and the Bradbury blues
Letters: I remember washing the kitchen floor for the third time that week with a mad dog licking away my tears as I wept, not for my situation, but because I’d read Raymond Bradbury’s I Sing the Body Electric


19, Jun, 2016 @7:34 PM

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How sci-fi simulates simulated reality
Elon Musk caused a stir last week by suggesting ours is not the real world, but sci-fi writers have been speculating about this for at least 70 years

Damien Walter

10, Jun, 2016 @3:00 PM

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Women writers dominate Nebula awards
Led by Naomi Novik’s Uprooted, which took best novel, all but one of the prizes at the science fiction and fantasy awards were for female authors

Alison Flood

16, May, 2016 @12:45 PM

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On my radar: Leanne Shapton’s cultural highlights
The Canadian writer and illustrator on her love of Ellsworth Kelly, her passion for proper doughnuts, and the wonders of King William Island

Leanne Shapton

31, Jan, 2016 @10:00 AM

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SF discovers reason and chaos on Mars
Since HG Wells’s War of the Worlds, the genre has used the red planet as a theatre for the battle between utopian science and violent nature

Damien Walter

09, Oct, 2015 @1:34 PM

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