1984 in the 21st Century: An Anthology of Essays by Lori Perkins

By Lori Perkins

1984 is a vintage novel whose relevance keeps to confront us each day. a few humans notion it used to be a booklet concerning the way forward for the earlier.

The destiny is now.

After the election of Donald Trump and his consultant, Kellyanne Conway’s recommendation we get used to utilizing “alternative facts,” the approximately 70 year-old dystopian novel made the # 1 spot on Amazon’s bestseller checklist.

1984 within the twenty first Century deals readers 25 diverse critiques and viewpoints in this seminal novel from correct to left at the political spectrum, with items from academics to newshounds and writers, attorneys and politicians, and union activists. The essays diversity from educational treatises to non-public memories to political rants and screeds, or even fiction and theater.

Essays by:

David Brin*Matt Bai*Melissa Febos*Joseph Sutton*Mike Siegel*Sean Fitzpatrick*Tim Hanley*UnitedStateofCinema*Jay Strongman

And Many More

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