Neil Gaiman Reads “The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury”




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Neil Gaiman sent Ray Bradbury a gift for what turned out to be his last birthday, his 91st. It was a story called “The Man Who Forgot Ray Bradbury.” And when Bradbury’s editor read it to the bed-ridden author, he reportedly took great pleasure in it.

What could have been better? I guess only hearing Neil Gaiman read the story himself. Which is precisely what you can do with the audio below.

Gaiman’s reading was taped at the Aladdin Theater in Portland, Oregon. You can read the text of the story over at i09. We have many more instances of Gaiman reading Gaiman in our collection of Free Neil Gaiman Stories.

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