Fahrenheit 451, book review

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Fahrenheit 451 has long been on my to-read list. When I saw it at the library recently, I grabbed it! It is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in 1953. It has stayed in print, sold many copies, and the book now has several intros that Bradbury has written over the years. I’ll write a brief review, and I think this book would pair perfectly with the non-fiction book Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. Truly, I suggest reading these 2 books together – one being fiction and the other non-fiction – but with related content and concerns.

I rarely review fiction. This is a novel, but I will simply describe the world of this book in a straightforward way. I guess my “review” is a spoiler as I will basically summarize the story line of the book.

Guy is the main character, living in a future…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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