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Bradbury, Malcolm Stanley, Sir

Born: 1932 AD
Died: 2000 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Satirists

1932 – Bradbury was born in Sheffield on September 7, 1932.

1943 – Bradbury attended West Bridgford Grammar School.

1950-1953 – Attended University College, Leicester, getting a first-class degree in English.

1953-1955 – Bradbury continued his at Queen Mary College, where he gained his master’s degree.

1955-1958 – Bradbury was able to teach in University of Manchester and Indiana University in the USA. Returned to England for a major heart operation.

1959 – Bradbury married Elizabeth Salt, who works as a librarian from Nottinghamshire County Library. Armed with a first class degree, he began his first full-time job at Hull University.

1961-1965 – Bradbury got a teaching post at the University of Birmingham. He completed his Manchester University Ph.D. in American studies.

1970 – Moving to University of East Anglia, where became Professor of American Studies. His students Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro both attended his M.A. in Creative Writing course.

1975 – Bradbury’s best known novel, The History Man, is a dark satire of academic life in the universities.

1982 – Although his novel Rates of Exchange was nominated for the Booker Prize, Bradbury became the

chairman of the judges for the prize for the year 1983.

1986 – Bradbury wrote a short humorous book titled "Why Come to Slaka?".

1995 – Bradbury retired from teaching and diverted his attention to write.

2000 – Died on November 27, 2000.