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1984



  • Orwell Estate Approves Feminist Retelling of "1984"

    "Orwell’s estate said it had been “looking for some time” for an author to tell the story of Smith’s lover, and that [Sandra] Newman, who has previously been longlisted for the Women’s prize and shortlisted for the Guardian first book award, 'proved to be the perfect fit'."



  • 2017 isn’t ‘1984’ – it’s stranger than Orwell imagined

    by John Broich

    In Orwell’s Oceania, there is no freedom to speak facts except those that are official. In 2017 America, at least among many of the powerful minority who selected its president, the more official the fact, the more dubious.