Simon & Schuster: 2012
Simon & Schuster 1/10/2012. New paperback. 60th anniversary edition. Store pick: I don't know how I went so long without reading this, but wow, what an incredible book. I'm generally not a huge dystopian fan, but Fahrenheit 451 is absolutely brilliant. Set in a world where books are illegal and firefighters set fires instead of putting them out, this book is one that sticks with you long after you read the final page. It's filled with parallels of our world today, and is such a thought-provoking exploration of technology, privacy, desensitization and censorship. A fascinating book that I thin... View More...