Tag: Ray Bradbury

  • Column: “It was a pleasure to burn”

    Column: “It was a pleasure to burn”

    I wrote about Fahrenheit 451, and a world gone mad from junk, for the Financial Times this week: “In Bradbury’s novel, books are outlawed in a time saturated by mindless television, loud and banal radio streams, where people fear books, silence, pedestrians. Montag’s wife Mildred, shifting between hours of watching TV shows and mowing down […]