Sales of 1984 skyrocket

I’ve casually mentioned 1984 in a brief article by George Orwell only a few months ago. What far too many of us couldn’t anticipate is that this book would now be rocketing up the charts and selling out. If you want a particular copy you might be waiting a while as Signet has sold out, but there are many other copies out there. I’ve linked to one with the photo of my book.

1984 by George Orwell

But why is it selling so well? It’s probably the best textbook we have to the current situation. In part, this book talks about changing history as the leaders change their minds as to who they’re currently fighting.

If you want more reading matter then you can’t go past these books. I’ve put in affiliate links to all three books, trying to choose nice covers with cheap prices. They are all dystopian fiction depicting problems in society, some of which are playing out right now.

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

 

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    […] Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell could very well be the text being used by Trump right now as he denies things that have actually happened. If you haven’t read it then you should, it might take a while as you take breaks to recover but it’s important. While you’re reading books like this you might want to take a look at this very short list I wrote last Friday. It’s depressing to think that the systems that cause this have been around for so long. […]

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