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Fahrenheit 451

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Perry Block | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Perry Block

Sure, it was so: he was indeed helping to keep knowledge alive in the dark times by memorizing and becoming a book. But after these ten odd years, a dark sadness had descended upon him, sapping his spirit and diminishing his soul.

Michael McAuliff

Ted Cruz Hammers 'Fahrenheit 451 Democrats'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) criticized the push for a constitutional amendment on regulating campaign cash Tuesday, deriding "Fahrenheit 451...

DiCaprio's Gift, the War of Art Conundrum, Licsko's "Kindling," Amazing Race's Good Doctor Young and a Library of E-Books?

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Indie bookstores like Skylight and surviving libraries are resilient. Perhaps even more so than the digital books on our e-tablets.

The Novel That Predicted the Facebook Wall -- 60 Years Ago

Oliver Tearle | Posted 11.23.2013 | Books
Oliver Tearle

In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury predicted a raft of later technological developments, among them flat-screen televisions, iPod earbuds, Bluetooth headsets, ATMs, and rolling news -- even the Facebook "wall."

Damn, This Book Is Gangsta

Posted 09.03.2013 | Comedy

If you haven't been referring to legendary author Ray Bradbury as "Ray Ray" all your life, now is the perfect time to start. In the latest episode...

What's a Library?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

I live across the street from a library, or at least what used to be a library. The Donnell Library on West 53rd Street. Today, it is a big hole in the ground.

WATCH: The Bane of Banned Books

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.01.2012 | Books
Bill Moyers

Even in this modern day and age, some folks in communities across America are saying: "No. That Book ISN'T For You" and for reasons that have nothing to do with the community, the school, or the reader -- and everything to do with prejudice.

Ray Bradbury Said He Dated Bo Derek and Wrote Fahrenheit 451 in Nine Days

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Tanya Jo Miller

Bradbury had one of those big personalities where it's hard to tell fact from fiction, and I found it didn't matter much where the line blurred, because his stories had the feeling of legend anyway.

READ: Ray Bradbury R.I.P. Tweets By Scientists, Sci-Fi Fans

Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

Ray Bradbury may be dead, but the twitterverse is alive with fond remembrances of the celebrated author, whose books include "Dandelion Wine" and scie...

At What Temperature Does a Kindle Burn? Remembering Ray Bradbury

Sandip Roy | Posted 08.07.2012 | Books
Sandip Roy

When I discovered Ray Bradbury I thought he was imagining the future. Now I realize he is part of my past.

Ray Bradbury Did Not Die Today

Leslie Irish Evans | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books
Leslie Irish Evans

Had you asked me a week ago if I liked Ray Bradbury, I would have said "Yes, of course." But it's today, reflecting upon his reported "death." that I am most fully moved by the power of his work.

Future Tense: Mourning the Political Ray Bradbury

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Ray Bradbury saw the science-fiction aspects of our world. The implications of that are profound. It reminds us that our society, our economy, our world, is a product of human action.

Ray Bradbury Dies At 91

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao and Gazelle Emami | Posted 06.07.2012 | Books

Author Ray Bradbury died Wednesday morning in Los Angeles at the age of 91, reports io9. Bradbury's family and biographer Sam Weller confirmed the new...

Guess Which Classic Finally Got Released As An eBook

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 01.29.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — At age 91, Ray Bradbury is making peace with the future he helped predict. The science fiction/fantasy author and longtime enemy of ...

PHOTOS: 9 Great Graphic Novel Adaptations

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 10.27.2011 | Books
Andrew Losowsky

Books are turned into movies all the time, but increasingly, they are also getting the graphic novel treatment.

Fulfilling Orwell's Prophecy: 15 Futuristic Films You Should See

John W. Whitehead | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

For years, novels and movies have warned us about the ominous future that we face. In fact, film may be the best representation of what we now face as a society that is fulfilling Orwell's prophecy.

Orwell, Bradbury, Stephen King And More

io9.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Science fiction's greatest authors have brilliant ideas, storytelling mojo... and plenty of stubbornness. Many of the field's greatest writers were bu...

Fahrenheit 451 Movie?

startribune.com | Michael Jones, Writers Guild of America via Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" is trying to develop film versions of both books. He's also working on a collection of sho...

F*ck Me, Ray Bradbury (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's Ray Bradbury's birthday and sorry, fellas. There's a new heartthrob in town. Actually, "new" is doing the man an injustice. Ray Bradbury's been...