#George Orwell

Who Was George Orwell?

Who was George Orwell? We explore George Orwell’s life and work so you have all the facts about this important and influential author.

Unalive, Le$bean, and More: It’s Not Newspeak, It’s Algospeak

Algospeak is the language developing on social media to skirt around censorship, and it has a striking similarity to 1984's Newspeak.

25 1984 Quotes That Are Way Too Real

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

Dictionaries to the Rescue: On the Importance of Words in a Post-Truth Era

In an atmosphere of confusing rhetoric and blatant falsehoods, the very act of defining a word is political.

New/Old Bestsellers: MARCH, CITIZEN, 1984, and THE HANDMAID’S TALE

Recent events have caused a surge in the sales of of books both old and new. These bestsellers include MARCH, 1984, CITIZEN, and THE HANDMAID'S TALE.

#SpicerFacts and Orwell’s 1984

With a Trump presidency in progress, it's starting to feel positively Orwellian.

5 Books to Read In Honor of Radiohead’s New Album, A Moon Shaped Pool

These five books, from Atwood to Butler, deal with the themes and motifs explored in Radiohead's extensive discography.

Dear Diary: On Loving Literature’s Journals

Great diaries from literature.

Book Style: 1984 by George Orwell

If Big Brother's watching, then we'd all better look bookishly, stylishly fabulous! Check out this Book Style for George Orwell's 1984.

Our Favorite Biographies of Dead Writers

Our Favorite Biographies of Dead Writers