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Old 05-07-2017, 04:28 AM   #1
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Did you read this month's book?

Did you read, or plan to read/finish, Fahrenheight 451 since the vote?

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Old 05-07-2017, 11:22 AM   #2
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It's on hold, should be available within 2 weeks which means I might be a little late but close.
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Old 05-07-2017, 01:19 PM   #3
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It's not available to me at a reasonable cost, nor is available in my library system.
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Old 05-07-2017, 02:13 PM   #4
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I read that decades ago... The burning point hasn't changed , so why reread when there are so many books still on my TBR list
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Old 05-07-2017, 02:34 PM   #5
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Old 05-07-2017, 03:42 PM   #6
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Why do you want to know?
I am interested to see how many people read the book this month.
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Old 05-07-2017, 03:48 PM   #7
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Issybird, would you mind correcting the title? I think it should be "month's"?
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Old 05-07-2017, 04:18 PM   #8
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Issybird, would you mind correcting the title? I think it should be "month's"?
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Old 05-07-2017, 04:56 PM   #9
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Old 05-07-2017, 05:11 PM   #10
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:45 PM   #11
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Not available at a price I'm willing to pay for a book I don't want to re-read. And, honestly, life presents us with enough distopia right now that I sincerely do NOT want to read about it.
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Old 05-08-2017, 06:38 PM   #12
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I got it this weekend from my local Overdrive library. I have read and reread many decades ago (very surprised to realize how many decades ago that it actually was). I have just started it and although I "remember the story" I really don't recognize the beginning now. The expensive edition is 60% novel and 40% supplemental material. So far, I have spent more time reading the extras than the actual book. I have been avoiding dystopian stories lately myself.

FWIW, I reported what appeared to be an illegal(?) copy in iBooks. I got an email from Apple yesterday saying:

"Thank you for contacting iTunes. My name is Adam, and I’m an iTunes Senior Support Advisor. I have taken ownership of your case and will be working with you from here.

I understand that there is no publisher information for your copy of Fahrenheit 451. I’d certainly want to make sure a book I purchased is legitimate. I’ll be happy to look into this and see what we can do.

I can’t tell if it’s legitimate or not on my end. I’ll need to contact our Content team to see what they determine. At current volume, it may take a few days before I hear back from them. I’ll let you know as soon as I have news."

Will post if they reply.

Has anyone outside of North America commented on the availability of affordable editions?
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Old 05-22-2017, 12:08 PM   #13
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Did you read, or plan to read/finish, Fahrenheight 451 since the vote?

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Nope. I've read it and I don't want to read it again. There were two other books I would have read had either won. If I had not read F451 and I could get it from the library, I'd have given it a read.
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Old 06-04-2017, 03:05 PM   #14
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I didn't enjoy it the first time I read it (many years back), I can't think of any reason I'd want to re-read.
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