“Yahoo called me eight weeks ago,” he said, voice rising. “They wanted to put a book of mine on Yahoo! You know what I told them? ‘To hell with you. To hell with you and to hell with the Internet.’

If ever there was a time when America’s Public Libraries needed a vociferous proponent, that time is now, and who better than the author of Fahrenheit 451?  Oh, and he also hates the Internet, or as he would probably type it, the “internet”.  Here are a couple of stories on his pro-library-ness in The New York Times and The Guardian. -e. scripsi

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  1. Would you think the ML, after the remodeling, could arrange a visit from Mr. Bradbury and Mr. Harlan Ellison for a one-time only, no words barred Crank Off?

    And if so, can I get credit for the idea?

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