George Orwell

There's (a Lot) More to George Orwell than Nineteen Eighty-Four

There's (a Lot) More to George Orwell than Nineteen Eighty-Four

It’s been more than 70 years since George Orwell (1903–50) published Nineteen Eighty-Four. Of his nine books (six of which were novels), it is by far the most famous and influential. In detailing his oppressively dark vision of social manipulation and political tyranny in late 20th century Britain,

Herman Goodden
Herman Goodden
George Orwell
PODCAST 73: George Orwell's biographer on the 70th anniversary of his death

PODCAST 73: George Orwell's biographer on the 70th anniversary of his death

Richard Bradford, author of Orwell: A Man of Our Time, talks to Toby Young about why Orwell still has a great deal to teach us 70 years after his death. You can read Richard’s recent piece about how Orwell anticipated both Brexit and Boris Johnson’s election

Quillette
Quillette
Brexit
Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man: A Profile of Boris Johnson

Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Man: A Profile of Boris Johnson

I first set eyes on Boris Johnson in the autumn of 1983 when we went up to Oxford at the same time. I knew who he was since my uncle Christopher was an ex-boyfriend of his mother’s and he had told me to keep an eye out for him,

Toby Young
Toby Young
Boris Johnson