On September 11, Christian fundamentalists will be encouraged to do what they do best—burn books.
Nobody inspires my passion for libraries, books and writing quite like Ray Bradbury. I’ll often read a chapter from his Zen in The Art of Writing with my first cup of coffee. 966 more words
Twenty-three centuries apart, Shih Huang Ti and Adolf Hitler both burned books. The emperor wanted to control the verdict of history while Hitler, rather more ambitious, imagined he could obliterate an entire race, a particularly scholarly one, so he started with their books. 836 more words