Irony: Sales Of Orwell's 1984 Up 68% In The Midst Of NSA, IRS Scandals

Part of it is no doubt because the book’s 64th anniversary took place on June 8th, but it’s hard not to see a new interest in Orwell’s tale of a dystopian future in which “Big Brother” watches everything you do resulting from recent scandals in our federal government.

According to Amazon’s Movers and Shakers list, sales of the books are up 68%:

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If you haven’t read the book, now might be a good time.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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