Ray Bradbury, libraries and the Internet

According to a New York Times story, science fiction icon and general guru, is fighting to save his local public library in Ventura County, California. Bradbury is, of course, most famous for his depiction of book burning in his novel Fahrenheit 451, but the NYT reminds us that some of his other books have significant library scenes. He is says he believes in libraries, though not in colleges or universities, and certainly not in the internet, regarding the web as ‘distracting, meaningless, not real, in the air somewhere’.

(Thanks for Andy MacFarlane for pointing out this article)

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