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The students

galvanised by there leaders

marched by torchlight through the cities

armed only with books

25,000 books

at their destination

thousands gathered

to watch them… 111 more words

like-like-like-like-like, what the Fuck happened?

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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury tells the tale of fireman Guy Montag. Read by many people since 1952, it is considered as a modern classic. Taking place in the future, society is obsessed with their television sets and radios. 249 more words

Book Reviews

And weave but nets to catch the wind

Two thoughts occurred to me simultaneously yesterday, about the internet. One thought is to be celebrated, two at the same time is a rare occurrence. 658 more words

The Rattle Bag

Sunday Book-Thought 37

And on the subject of burning books: I want to congratulate librarians, not famous for their physical strength or their powerful political connections or their great wealth, who, all over this country, have staunchly resisted anti-democratic bullies who have tried to remove certain books from their shelves, and have refused to reveal to thought police the names of persons who have checked out those titles. 44 more words


The Things We Lost in the Fire

Road to Timbuktu

Many of the militants that surrounded the Ahmed Baba Institute in the winter of 2013 could not read the words of the manuscripts contained within. 2,002 more words