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Nineteen Eighty-Four (Paperback)

by George Orwell

The Teenage Years are More Dystopian Than Ever 2

Modern Library Revue: #4 Lolita 7

(A signal event in English, by a Russian, about sex with children, published by a French purveyor of mostly-filth of a pretty banal sort.)

Most Anticipated: The Great 2011 Book Preview 61

8,000 words strong and encompassing 76 titles, it's the only 2011 book preview you will ever need.

Orwell and the Tea Party 40

George Orwell never thought that his work would outlive him by much. After all, he considered himself “a sort of pamphleteer” rather than a genuine novelist. Yet sixty years later, Orwell endures, and I am not sure that this is a good thing.

1Q84 Revealed 5

Murakami Fans Rejoice: Counting Down to 1Q84 4

Modern Library Revue #8: Darkness at Noon 3

The Millions Conversation: M.T. Anderson's Octavian Nothing (Part Two) 1

Books of Our Times 0

Never Mind the Golubchiks: Some Notes on Tatyana Tolstaya's The Slynx 5