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25 1984 Quotes That Are Way Too Real

25 quotes from George Orwell's 1984 that hit a little too close to home.

Book Fetish: Volume 280 – Super Villain Edition

Bookish goodies for your literary life--the super villain edition!

Ignorance Is Strength: The Political Fight for The Right to 1984 Memes

Everyone stop posting 1984 memes and read the book instead.

1984 In Covers

Go ahead. Judge 1984 by its covers.

#SpicerFacts and Orwell’s 1984

"In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it."

Dear Diary: On Loving Literature’s Journals

Raise your hand if you’ve ever taken a secret pleasure in finding your older sibling’s or cool older cousin’s diary ...

10 Reasons We Love Bookish David Bowie

We can all agree that if we attempted the list “Reasons Why We Love David Bowie,” we’d be here all damn day. ...

Book Style: 1984 by George Orwell

1984, or Nineteen Eighty-Four depending on which edition you have, is one of those novels I would’ve read even if ...

On Finding a New Definition of “Classic” Literature

It’s that time of year…the time when I look over what I’ve read, and realize just how many books I ...

When Assigned Reading is Pleasure Reading

I am a “bookworm.” I’ve always really enjoyed books and reading. But when I was in school there were always ...

Apocalypse Later: Why Dystopian Novels Speak To Us

  I love dystopias. Totalitarian governments, widespread oppression, the constant threat of death, environmental destruction, corporate hegemony: these are the ...

Famous Artists I Would Pick to Illustrate Classic Books

I’m a little obsessed with art in a completely uneducated, unsophisticated way. This may have something to do with the ...

What Next?: Three Books to Read After NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

So you like Nineteen Eighty-Four? Good. Among all the novels in the world, it is my personal favorite. Reading it ...

George Orwell’s 1984 vs. Real 1984: Which Was More Gnarly?

George Orwell’s 1984, first published in 1949, paints a grim picture of a terrifying dystopia. However, (with tongue firmly implanted ...