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Forever Lost

The book was waiting for her in the shelf, as it always was. Waiting to be opened, to be read, to come back to life. To… 427 more words

Fiction

"It is deeply satisfying to win a prize in front of a lot of people"*...

I first learned about the Sartre Prize from “NB,” the reliably enjoyable last page of London’s Times Literary Supplement, signed by J.C. The fame of the award, named for the writer who refused the Nobel in 1964, is or anyhow should be growing fast.

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When Books Went To War - by Molly Guptill Manning (2014)

Did you know that during World War II, Europe lost approximately 100,000,000 printed books? It began with Hitler’s followers conducting book-burning events, targeting books by Jewish authors and books that held views different from their own. 278 more words

Biography And Non-fiction

Fahrenheit 451: "Where Are We Going?"

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Griffin Brady

HUM 409

Professor Zeiner

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Fahrenheit 451: Science Fiction Zine Analysis

Societies have been putting words down on various types of medium for ages. 1,120 more words

Fahrenheit 451 - Use Your Allusion

Fahrenheit 451 is a book about the burning of books in a hellish future world. If you have never read it, do so. But if you have, you may, like me, have been curious about where some of the allusions to other books came from. 604 more words

Reading

The Forbidden Library

Imagine the place. Dark and subversive, oozing with ‘blasphemous’, ‘racial’, ‘offensive’, ‘obscene’, ‘Satanic’, and ‘anarchistic’ literature. Its librarian, Janet Yanosko, added her own pithy remarks to a long list of books that were banned for their offensive nature. 980 more words

Writing

Audiobook Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, narrated by Tim Robbins

Guy Montag is a fireman.
In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. 526 more words

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