A fitting memorial commemorating the burning of books that happened under Nazi rule in Bebelplatz, Germany.
I'm Really Rather Fond of These
I don't even remember how I got to be trolling through WWI propaganda posters, but these two tickled me immensely, the Knowledge is Power poster especially. It's nice to see that notion represented with such a strong symbol for a change, rather than a cartoon or a cliche.
More information about the one on the left may be found here: http://docsouth.unc.edu/wwi/41922/100.html
Parenthetically, there's also a series by Brian Moore 'updating' these sorts of propaganda posters for the modern world, which may be found and purchased on Flickr:
Lee Burton doesn't have cats or kids, but he does have a lot of books, a couple of mugs he thinks are really fantastic, and a good pair of shoes which haven't fallen apart yet despite his best efforts to murder them with kilometers.
Burton has written almost six books. Almost six as some are still scantily clad in their respective drawers. Each of them had their own goals and were written differently, and he is very fond of them all -- except perhaps for his first attempt at a novel, which remains a travesty. That one he keeps locked in a dark basement and feeds it fish heads.
In 2011, Burton won the Percy Janes Award for Best Unpublished First Novel in the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Competition for his novel Raw Flesh in the Rising.
And just recently, in the fall of 2013, Burton published his first science-fiction novel, THIS LAND, about which he boasts constantly.
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