Written by Dan Malone on Saturday, December 8th, 2012

The Los Angeles City Council have dedicated a square outside the Central Library to Ray Bradbury. The sci-fi author spent much of his life in Southern California.

His family moved to Los Angeles when he was 14. At Los Angeles High School, he joined the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, where his work was critiqued by major authors like Robert A. Heinlein and Henry Kuttner.

Perhaps his most famous work, Fahrenheit 451 was written in the basement of the UCLA library. The typewriter cost $0.10 every 30 minutes. It cost him $9.80 and took him nine days to write the novel.

Ray Bradbury Square is at 5th and Flower streets in Downtown LA.

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