From a article by Staci K. Kramer in PaidContent.  The full article is well worth reading.  Evidently Bradbury changed his mind about ebooks as he got older.

HarperCollins is in the midst of preparing itsRay Bradbury backlist for digital publication, paidContent has learned.

Bradbury’s longtime editor Jennifer Brehl talked to me about the plans and the author, whodied Tuesday because, she said, “I don’t want people to think he was this dinosaur because he had some opinions” that he started to change late in life.

The details for the “huge undertaking” are still being worked out but Brehl said plans were well under way with Bradbury’s approval. (I’ve yet to reach Bradbury’s agent Michael Congdon.) “He knew we were going to do this,” she said. “He agreed to it. … I told Ray, ‘You have to step boldly into the future.’”

She added, “We respected his wishes for so long. [He finally said] ‘Yeah, ok, I see what you’re saying.’” The HarperCollins e-books all will be available to libraries no matter the publishers’ overall strategy, according to Brehl. “That was one of the big, big concerns


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