451 Sets of Bookends Made from Ray Bradbury’s Former Home

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The bookends, which cost $88.50 per set, have already sold out (and the two sets that made their way to eBay as of this writing sold for $275 and $300).

Architect Thom Mayne and his wife purchased the house and received a permit to tear it down early this year.

Part of the proceeds from sale of the bookends went to the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at Indiana University.


Kelly Lynn Thomas reads, writes, and sometimes sews in Pittsburgh, PA. Her creative work has appeared in Sou’wester, Thin Air Magazine, Heavy Feather Review, metazen, and others, and she received her MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University. She is hopelessly obsessed with Star Wars and can always be found with a large mug of tea. She also runs the very small Wild Age Press. Read more at kellylynnthomas.com. More from this author →