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This is only a partial list of the many commercially-available audio recordings and adaptations of Ray Bradbury's books and short stories.  of Bradbury's works appearing in audio format. Because some publication dates are unknown, our attempt to list the works in chronological order is only an approximation.

  • The Martian Chronicles (1958) - 8 LPs. Read by Milton Mertz. American Printing House for the Blind.
  • Burgess Meredith Read Ray Bradbury (1962) - LP. Lively Arts.
  • Sum and Substance (1963) - LP. Interview with Ray Bradbury. Modern Learning Aids.
  • The Martian Chronicles (1967) - 5 LPs. American Foundation for the Blind.
  • Teaching Guide - "The Smile" Dramatized (1969) - LP.
  • Dimension X (197*) - Cassette. Includes a Radio Dramatization of Ray Bradbury's story "Marionettes, Inc." originally broadcast August 3, 1951. National Recording Company.
  • Three Classic Stories (19**) - Cassette. Includes a Radio Dramatization of Ray Bradbury's story "Zero Hour" originally broadcast January 1, 1960. National Recording Company.
  • The Illustrated Man (1975) - 2 Cassettes. Read by Bradbury.
  • The Martian Chronicles (1977) - 2 Cassettes (235 minutes). Ray Bradbury reads selections from The Martian Chronicles. Audio Partners. Reissued in 1985. Includes the following stories:
    • Rocket Summer
    • "Ylla"
    • "The Summer Night"
    • "The Earth Man"
    • "The Third Expedition"
    • "The Settlers"
    • "The Locusts"
    • "Night Meeting"
    • "The Silent Towns"
    • "The Million Year Picnic"
  • Bradbury 13 (1984) - A series of audio dramas adapted from Bradbury's stories. Material later re-released as Durkin Hayes Audio Paperbacks.
  • The Martian Chronicles (1986) - 6 audio cassettes (7 hours 13 minutes). Unabridged. Read by Ray Bradbury. Listening Library. Reissued in 1990, ISBN 0807229075 
  • Fantastic Tales of Ray Bradbury - 6 audio cassettes (4 hrs, 37 min.) Fourteen stories, read by Bradbury, including "The Foghorn," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and "A Sound of Thunder." Listening Library.
  • The Stories of Ray Bradbury (1986) - 2 audio cassettes. Read by Ray Bradbury.
  • "Night Call, Collect"/"The Ravine" (1987) Soundelux Publishing. (Probably a re-issue of these two Bradbury 13 episodes.)
  • The Golden Apples of the Sun (1988) - audio cassette. Read by Michael Prichard. Books on Tape, Inc.
  • Green Shadows, White Whale (1992) - 2 audio cassettes (3 hours). Read by Ray Bradbury. Abridgement by Lynn Lauber. Random House Audio Books.
  • William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy Read Four Science Fiction Classics (1994) - 4 Cassettes (4 hours). Includes "There Will Come Soft Rains" and "Usher II." Harper Collins.
  • Ray Bradbury Himself (1992) - 4 audio cassettes (5 hours, 50 minutes). Read by Ray Bradbury. Collects earlier audio versions of The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man. Audio Partners Publishing Corp. ISBN 0945353707. 
  • The Toynbee Convector (1989) - Audio cassette (90 min.) Read by Bradbury. Random House Audio. Includes the following selections from Bradbury's 1988 short story collection, The Toynbee Convector:
    • "Bless Me Father, for I Have Sinned"
    • "Come, and Bring Constance!"
    • "By the Numbers!"
    • "The Toynbee Convector"
    • "One for His Lordship, and One for the Road"
  • Ray Bradbury: Tales of Fantasy (1990) - Audio cassettes. Read by Bradbury.
  • Durkin Hayes Audio Paperbacks (199*) - Audio casette(s). Re-released episodes of the Bradbury 13 series. 
  • From The Dust Returned (2001) - Audio Cassettes. Unabridged. Read by John Glover. Harper Audio, ISBN 0694526282
  • Fahrenheit 451 (2001) - Audio CD. Unabridged. Read by Ray Bradbury. Harper Audio, ISBN 0694526274
  • Fahrenheit 451 (2001) - Audio cassette. Abridged. Read by Ray Bradbury. Harper Audio, ISBN 0694526266
  • Dark Carnival (2001) - CD. Not a reading of the stories in Dark Carnival, but 50 minutes of Bradbury's commentary on how he wrote the stories in his first published collection. A limited number were created to promote the Gauntlet Press reissue of the book. 

Also see Books Edited By Ray Bradbury


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