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Latest George Orwell Items
"O: A Presidential Novel," written by Anonymous and published by Simon & Schuster — otherwise known as Simon & Sh-h-h-h — has journalists chafing to speculate on who or what is behind the cheeky fiction centered on the upcoming 2012 presidential election.
Asian, Mexican, black, Jewish, Catholic — [Sarah] Silverman has pooh-poohed, poked fun at, upset everyone. Except, perhaps, Muslims," writes Nathalie Rothschild in the September issue of Spiked Review of Books.
Chin Ma is 25 and looking for love. He paddles regularly in the dating pools online, paying fees to navigate millions of profiles based on lengthy checklists and compatibility formulas.
In light of federal Judge Vaughn R. Walker's ruling on Aug. 4 striking down California's marriage law, let's imagine a worst-case scenario.
Tony Judt, a highly praised and controversial historian who wrote with sharp persistence about the changing world at large and the tragic world within _ the fatal disease that paralyzed him _ died Friday at his home in New York City.
The proponents of homosexual marriage want to redefine the meaning of a word that has been in common use for centuries ("Judge's ruling gives boost to same-sex marriage," Page 1, Thursday).
Has anyone else noticed that Washington politicians name their bills the same way the rulers make up slogans in George Orwell's "1984"?
Vocal atheist Christopher Hitchens has completed writing his 400-page memoir, "Hitch-22." Mr. Hitchens, a Briton, has gained a name as an outspoken essayist, author and columnist.
Though the lion's share of publicity surrounding Tony Blair's recent departure as Britain's prime minister focused on his legacy as George W. Bush's top foreign cheerleader, a more lasting legacy for Mr. Blair's lengthy tenure as Britain's chief "decider" will be that he greatly accelerated Great Britain's ascendancy to the position of the "most surveilled" society in the world. Still, Michael Bloomberg, the Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent mayor of New York is giving Mr. Blair a run for the money as the most surveillance-hungry public official in the world.