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“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury
My students groaned when I passed out the books.
“I thought you said we weren’t reading another novel,” said the kid in front.
“I was wrong,” I said. “We’re reading this one because I think it’s important with everything that’s happening these days. Like how we just studied fake news.”
They lazed in their chairs. A guy down front took a pull on his Dunkin Donuts latte, eyeing me like he couldn’t decide if I was up to no good.
“What’s it about?” he asked.