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Jordan & Shannon reach Fahrenheit 451 at HBO

Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon will headline HBO’s adaptation of the classic Ray Bradbury tale Fahrenheit 451.

Jordan will play Montag, a fireman who battles his mentor Beatty (Shannon): the twist, for those who’ve not read the novel, is that these firemen burn books, rather than prevent blazes. 39 more words

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In Hitchcock‘s Torn Curtain (1966) Paul Newman‘s character is wanted. Radio alongside.

In Truffaut‘s Fahrenheit 451 (1966) Oskar Werner‘s character is wanted. 10 more words

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Empathy: What a Novel Concept

If Ray Bradbury were alive today he would be able to make a public declaration of, “I told ya so!”

Of course many readers of Bradbury’s work would have said this years ago, but as I read Fahrenheit 451 this past week I felt the need to buy every copy I could get my hands on, and hand them out like candy. 982 more words

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Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

I have been meaning to read this book for what feels like forever and since I read The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury I have been ever keener to get my hands on this. 585 more words

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Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

I actually read Fahrenheit 451 in a few days in Cairns a month or so back, after my boyfriend let me steal it from his bookshelves. 241 more words

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Which Book Should I Read Next?

I’m a book monogamist. I tried to read more than one book at a time once, but quickly discovered that I can’t split my attention between two books, since I left one behind and just continued reading the other. 524 more words

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