Ghostly by various authors
Ghostly by various authors Forget Time Traveler's Wife. Audrey Niffenegger should be better known for her work on Her Fearful Symmetry. Her dark wit, complex characters and beautiful writing are, in my mind, not lauded enough. Bookish people tend to write off (get it?) commercial successes... but there was a reason Time Traveler's Wife did well. And I believe that Her Fearful Symmetry should have given her the same accolades. So I was excited when I learned that the autho
Better Book Titles!
I love this website... Better Book Titles. The creator remakes famous book covers... with a wee bit more honesty. Here are some of my favorites! #aldoushuxley #bravenewworld #catcherintherye #jdsalinger #fahrenheit451 #raybradbury #thescarletletter #nathanielhawthorne
Big Brother likes you dumb.
"There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches" -Ray Bradbury From September 22nd-28th, the American Library Association celebrates the freedom to read with Banned Books Week. The silencing of divergent ideas has long been an illness of society. An ignorant body is a peaceful body... or so politicians and leaders throughout history have been led to believe. With that striving for ignorance has come the criminaliz
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"You've got to jump off cliffs all the time, and build your wings on the way down."
If you know me, you know that books about dystopian societies are totally my jam. It began with a grade school reading of The Giver and continued on to The Handmaid's Tale, 1984, Brave New World (from which my precious Aldeux was given his name) and more recently The Hunger Games. Today, we celebrate the life of an author who gifted us with one of the most seminal pieces of dystopian fiction... Fahrenheit 451. This book is especially important to book lovers the world ove