After last week’s post about Georgie Porgie’s antics being censored, someone told me about the censorship in her bais yaakov.
“Fahrenheit 451 was censored, in spite of the obvious irony,” she noted. 326 more words
Words from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury:
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In his magnificent 2013 monograph, Proud Too Be Weirrd (public library), Steadman admits to having grown jaded with illustrating other people’s prose — “not much more than shameless self-indulgence” — but writes of having gladly completed the Bradbury project due to its “vitally important theme — the burning of all books.” He reflects on the significance of Bradbury’s masterwork:
This book was written by Ray Bradbury and published over half a century ago (65 to be exact). It’s a story about what happens when the world only wants to enjoy itself, to grab that quick instant self-gratification at all costs and disregard anything else about life. 746 more words