Since last week’s revelations of the scope of the United States’ domestic surveillance operations, “Nineteen Eighty-Four” has enjoyed a massive sales spike.
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The article is about the lack of privacy revealed in the US and how it resulted on a rise on the 1984 sales. The author compares the book to what’s happening, being optimistic when saying we are far from the portrait Orwell painted. He also praised the dystopian novel, remembering it was also about love – another political act in itself.