NSF: “The Pumpernickel” by Ray BradburyFebruary 20, 2012
The Book: “The Pumpernickel” by Ray Bradbury. Originally published in Collier’s in May, 1951, the story was read in Long after Midnight published by Bantam in 1978.
The Setting: Small town Earth.
The Story: Bread reminds an old man of a happy time in his life.
The Science: Old people get a bit carried away by memory. This is not science fiction.
The Reaction: Another Bradbury vignette. Ho hum.
The Cover: Still not thrilled by it.
Next Up: Sands of Mars by Arthur C. Clarke.