7 Cities, 1 Book kicked off this week, and for the inaugural event, the seven cities of Hampton Roads are reading Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. If you haven’t yet read the book, you should! In a world where firefighters burn books to keep the populace complacent, individuals must memorize books in order to preserve their contents.
Check out this list for more dystopian books like Fahrenheit 451:
1. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
2. Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
3. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
4. The Circle by Dave Eggers
5. 1984 by George Orwell
6. V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
7. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
8. Agenda 21 by Glenn Beck
9. The Passage by Justin Cronin
10. Armageddon’s Children by Terry Brooks
Do you have any other reading suggestions for read-alikes? Leave your recommendations in the comments below!
The goal of 7 Cities, 1 Book is to promote the value of reading and to build a sense of community. Check out the Facebook group to see what other people are saying about Fahrenheit 451, or leave a comment here.