Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War by Duncan White reviewed
Everything we do and say can now be monitored and stored for future reference
A powerful totalitarian state is no longer needed to coerce human beings
The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four by Dorian Lynskey reviewed
Four legs good, two films bad?
We’ve grown increasingly obsessed with dystopian narratives since 2016. But why do we look to Orwell’s vision when Huxley’s rings truer?