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  • Kurt Vonnegut Was Dead Before He Died

    04/15/2007 4:52:26 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 76 replies · 2,594+ views
    In These Times ^ | 08-06-04 | Kurt Vonnegut
    I Love You, Madame Librarian By Kurt Vonnegut August 6, 2004 I, like probably most of you, have seen Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11. Its title is a parody of the title of Ray Bradbury’s great science fiction novel, Fahrenheit 451. This temperature 451° Fahrenheit, is the combustion point, incidentally, of paper, of which books are composed. The hero of Bradbury’s novel is a municipal worker whose job is burning books. And on the subject of burning books: I want to congratulate librarians, not famous for their physical strength or their powerful political connections or their great wealth, who, all over...