Tagged: George Orwell

Orwell works given new lease of life in audio

George Orwell will have his words brought to life in new audiobooks from Penguin Random House, including his two best-known works: Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm.... Read more

Chris Mould | 'I always drew, but nobody told me where that could go'

Illustrator Chris Mould talks to Charlotte Eyre about a new version of George Orwell's Animal Farm Read more

D J Taylor to write second Orwell biography for Constable

Constable has signed a fresh biography of George Orwell by D J Taylor, whose earlier book on the writer, published in 2003, won the Whitbread... Read more

Orwell's 1984 rockets straight to the top of US book chart

George Orwell’s 1984 (Signet) has rocketed straight to the top of the US chart, in a somewhat turbulent week for the Land of the Free.... Read more

Indies strong on Orwell Prize shortlist

Independent publishers have dominated the shortlist for the 2016 Orwell Prize for Books, Britain’s "most prestigious" prize for political writing. Read more

Orwell estate allows poetry to go on general sale

All George Orwell’s poetry is available in a single volume for the first time in a book which was not originally permitted to be sold... Read more

Darren Shan's Halloween Reads

Master of horror Darren Shan shares his top five scary reads for children Read more

Why George Orwell would have liked the 21st century

Robert Colls, author of George Orwell: English Rebel, on the five things Orwell would have enjoyed about being alive today Read more

How to not be scared of sci fi

The 10 best novels for sci fi beginners, chosen by bibliotherapists Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin Read more

Melvin Burgess' Desert Island Books

Author of Junk, Doing It and new book The Hit Melvin Burgess tells us about the writing he really loves Read more

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