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Heard about this collection of Orwell's essays in interview with the editor, George Packer, by Christopher Hitchens (on YouTube). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I came of age as a writer in the 1970s, at the time of the emergence of what Tom Wolfe called 'The New Journalism'. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marshal Berthier
It was great book. I suppose part of why I liked it so much was that there was a lot less red tape to life in general. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Adam
Eric Arthur Blair, widely known as George Orwell, wrote as though he couldn't help being relevant. His highly personal work, though written in the mid-twentieth century, still... Read morePublished 9 months ago by ewomack
Before reading this collection of George Orwell’s essays, I only knew of his oeuvre of writing through two novels Animal Farm and 1984. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Richard C. Geschke
Actually, I would give this 4.5 stars. It's not quite as good as All Art Is Propaganda. Some of the essays were too long for me, especially the final one, about his schooling. Read morePublished 14 months ago by rokpyle
Orwell represents the epitome of essay writing. This book is a collection of his narrative rather than the analytical ones for which he may be better known. Read morePublished 15 months ago by steve A
More genius from the master of the essay. Do yourself a favor and buy it already.Published 17 months ago by Kevin M. Kirkpatrick