The temperature at which book paper combusts! Written in 1951, this dystopian novel is a must-read in today's world of disappearing bookstores and young readers who have never held an actual paperback. —Recommended by Don, City Lights Books
People seem to forget that Bradbury is such a graceful writer, a commander of pitch-perfect prose. Don't be one of those people. Buy this classic of American literature and one of the great dystopian novels. To those who would refuse: "That way lies melancholy."
—Recommended by Chad, City Lights Books
Nowadays firemen start fires. Fireman Guy Montag loves to rush to a fire and watch books burn up. Then he met a seventeen-year old girl who told him of a past when people were not afraid, and a professor who told him of a future where people could think. And Guy Montag knew what he had to do....