Confessions of a 2019 Book Reviewer

In 1946 George Orwell wrote his "Confessions of a Book Reviewer". We asked new member Peter Chappell to describe life for the aspiring journalist of today * * In a cold but stuffy room littered with pens and charging cables, the figure sits at a crowded table, balancing a glowing laptop on the debris. Small…Read more Confessions of a 2019 Book Reviewer

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‘The Ministry of Truth’ at Five Leaves Bookshop

  The Ministry of Truth by Dorian Lynskey – a discussion by the author at Five Leaves bookshop, Nottingham. Thursday July 4th 2019. A report by Benedict Cooper   George Orwell left London for Catalonia on December 22nd 1936. He fled Barcelona in fear for his and Eileen’s life six months later, hastily across the…Read more ‘The Ministry of Truth’ at Five Leaves Bookshop