Sales of ‘1984’ spike amid NSA spying scandal (Plus watch the trailer from the classic movie)

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It’s in the top 100. Good. The more people who read this book the better.

At the very least watch the movie.

(From The USA Today)

The revelations about government surveillance have introduced a new generation of readers toNineteen Eighty-Four, as sales of George Orwell’s dystopian classic soar.

Sales of the “centennial edition” on had skyrocketed more than 5,800% as of Tuesday night. The novel that introduced the world to the all-seeing, all-knowing “Big Brother” had climbed from No. 7,397 to No. 125 on Amazon’s best-seller list, the fifth-best performance.

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