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Fahrenheit 451 (Review)

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When mentioning timeless dystopian novels, Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is most likely to be mentioned. The reasons are more than one can shake a stick at, but one of the many reasons is the profound effect Bradbury’s images have on booklovers abound. 692 more words


Commonly Challenged

Out from my uplifted hand,
I release my contraband of
blacklisted novels.

“This is no time to be making new enemies,”
Voltaire said, reclining in his deathbed, 57 more words

Creative Writing

Mike Peinovich Suggests Staging a Book Burning and Charging the Media for the Photos

In the last episode of The Daily Shoah, Mike Peinovich discussed the very Klan-like rally he and other alt-righters held at Lee Park to protest the removal of Confederate monuments. 380 more words



Little did Heinrich Heine know when in 1820 he penned the lines for his new play, Almansor: “That was but a prelude; where they burn books, they will burn people in the end, too. 676 more words


Israel's New Cultural War of Aggression

A Small Battleground in a Large Culture War


A few weeks ago my book Palestine’s Horizon: Toward a Just Peace was published by Pluto in Britain. 1,021 more words


Abhorring Information Banning

A recent round of reading has left me ready to revive the seventeenth-century British political party known as “the Abhorrers,” though under a different banner. In Edward Shelton’s 1861 political handbook, “The Historical Fingerpost,” he defines the “Abhorrers and Petitioners – Two great parties in opposition in the time of Charles the Second. 661 more words