If you have ever loved any book; than you will certainly love this one. Bradbury's dystopian novel makes clear the evils of censorship; including unconscious self-censorship thought willful ignorance. I know (and see) far too many people that spend all of there free time watching TV & movies and the little reading they do manage is of trash magazines & the sports section of the newspaper. Never realizing what they are doing to the world and themselves.
Although originally published in 1953 it is as (if not more) relevant today. The practice of book burning as thought control has been around nearly as long as the written word. Most people might think of 1933 with the Nazis burning the work of Jewish and other 'un-German' authors. But, it wasn't long ago (Nov. 2001) that religious fanatics burned over 1.5 million Harry Potter books in there church parking lot of Freehold, Iowa.
This is without doubt one of my (many) favorite books.
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