The following article was written by George Orwell. Though the titles he discusses may seem dated, the ideas he presents have remained essentially true. We may degrade the escapist novel but they do serve a purpose and some even… Continue Reading
WILL NEED TO EDIT AND FORMAT BEFORE POSTING A couple of years ago a friend of mine, a newspaper editor, was fire watching with some factory workers. They fell to talking about his newspaper, which most of them read and approved… Continue Reading
The following is an article written by George Orwell for G.K.’s Weekly in 1926. Here Orwell comments on an odd little newspaper in Paris, one that that aimed to bring news purely for the benefit of the public, at least… Continue Reading
[recent_post_slider design=”design-2″] The following article was originally published in the New England Weekly on November 19, 1936. Every so often scholars and journalists muse about the death of the novel. Recently “new media” in the form of easy to digest… Continue Reading
Potterton House is a tiny stone building nestled in the rolling moors of Scotland just outside of Aberdeen. From the outside it looks like a quaint country cottage. As a matter of fact it was so boring a passerby might… Continue Reading
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