The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

It’s long been my belief that you should never revisit the things that most impressed you when you were young.  My number one object lesson for this belief is the 1972  science fiction movie Silent Running starring Bruce Dern.  (I’ve posted the trailer for it below.) I was nine-years-old when I saw it.  The special effects, the ecological message, the robots, the final shot of … Continue reading The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

Stories by Grace Paley, P.G. Wodehouse, Ray Bradbury, Carol Shields, Eudora Welty, F.X. Toole

Back on my old blog, Ready When You Are, C.B. I used to run regular reviews of short stories.  I still do here are James Reads Books though not quite as often.  Since starting over here on WordPress I’ve been migrating my old reviews to this new site.  Below is a smorgasbord of short story reviews from back in 2008.   Grace Paley:  It turns … Continue reading Stories by Grace Paley, P.G. Wodehouse, Ray Bradbury, Carol Shields, Eudora Welty, F.X. Toole