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Lots of People Bought 1984 This Week

June 11, 2013


Sales for the 1949 George Orwell book (about a dystopian surveillance state) rose 5,771 percent on Amazon this week, presumably as a consequence of the NSA scandal news. Alternate interpretation: The children of America will actually be doing their summer reading this year. ... More »

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