Arnie Seipel http://kunm.org en The Curious Life Of Futurist Author Ray Bradbury http://kunm.org/post/curious-life-futurist-author-ray-bradbury Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Some sad news this morning: The world has lost a literary giant. Author Ray Bradbury died last night after a long illness. He was 91 years old. He wrote such classics as "The Martian Chronicles" and "Fahrenheit 451" - futuristic tales from a man who never used a computer, or even drove a car. NPR's Arnie Seipel has more on Bradbury and his curious life.<p>ARNIE SEIPEL, BYLINE: Ray Bradbury grew up during the Great Depression. He said it was a time when people couldn't imagine the future, and Bradbury's active imagination made him stand out. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:46:00 +0000 Arnie Seipel 13791 at http://kunm.org 'Fahrenheit 451' Author Ray Bradbury Dies At 91 http://kunm.org/post/fahrenheit-451-author-ray-bradbury-dies-91 Ray Bradbury, author of <em>The Martian Chronicles</em> and <em>Fahrenheit 451, </em>died Tuesday. He was 91. Bradbury was known for his futuristic tales — but he never used a computer, or even drove a car.<p>Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Ill., in 1920 and grew up during the Great Depression. He said it was a time when people couldn't imagine the future, and his active imagination made him stand out. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:22:00 +0000 Arnie Seipel 13794 at http://kunm.org 'Fahrenheit 451' Author Ray Bradbury Dies At 91