I also stumbled upon this excellent book. For me, it was about two years ago, and reading Bradbury’s essays was the most pleasure I’ve ever experienced when reading about writing. It almost felt like being in the room with him as he opens his heart and mind and speaks to himself in a way that you feel included in the conversation. It feels like being gently coached by a master, who doesn’t merely give you a peek into the master’s world, but throws the door wide open, making himself vulnerable and so very human. There were even moments where I discovered tears rolling down my cheeks. It belongs, not just on every writer’s shelf, but ensconced within every writer’s heart.