The dwarf -- The next in line -- The watchful poker chip of H. Matisse -- Skeleton -- The jar -- The lake -- The emissary -- Touched with fire -- The small assassin -- The crowd -- Jack-in-the-box -- The scythe -- Uncle Einar -- The wind -- The man upstairs -- There was an old woman -- The cistern -- Homecoming -- The wonderful death of Dudley Stone.
Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was America's foremost writer of science fiction and fantasy. Among his most popular adult books were Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine, and Death Is a Lonely Business. In addition, he wrote several books for children, including Switch on the Night. In recognition of his stature in the world of literature, Bradbury was awarded the National Book Foundation's 2000 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and the National Medal of Arts in 2004.