Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Orwell's Government Surveillance Nightmare Is Flying Off the Shelves

In the storm of outrage about government data tapping Orwell's dystopian work "1984" is flying off the shelves

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Sales of George Orwell's "1984" are up 69 percent on Amazon, according to the Amazon's 'Movers and Shakers' list. The book’s 60th anniversary was on June 6th, amidst a flurry of real-world news stories on secret government surveillance.

UPDATE: The current sales rank is 106. The list identifies the biggest gainers in sales rank compared to twenty-four hours ago. As of 3:22PM EST, sales are up 91 percent and rising. 1984: 60th-Anniversary Edition (Plume) - 1984 DVD - IMDB - Source