Jura Days 2018

    Jura Days Some thoughts on The Orwell Society visit to Jura 8 - 11 June 2018 by Richard Lance Keeble   The Road to Crinan Pier Maryline and I drove up on Thursday night from Lincoln up to Penrith: the massive sky above the Cumbrian Pennines dazzlingly golden red in the setting sun.…Read more Jura Days 2018

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Bookshopping Today

After his time as as bookseller George Orwell wrote his "Bookshop Memories".  We asked our friends at Scarthin Books of Cromford how they display books by and about George Orwell. They let us have these photographs.   A celebration of Independent Bookshop Week June 16th - 23rd 2018     Some of the books available…Read more Bookshopping Today

2018 Orwell Inspired

Some recent titles inspired by or about George Orwell Click each linked title to read a longer description on each publisher's website.     Young Adult Fiction: Truth Sister by Phil Gilvin (Impress) International Fiction: 2084: The End of the World by Bouelem Sansal (Europa Editions) Political Analysis: Hope Lies In The Proles: George Orwell…Read more 2018 Orwell Inspired

Two Georges

As part of the Liverpool WoWfest 2018 Richard Blair and Sean Garrett joined Ros Wynne-Jones and Mike Morris to talk about the two Georges, Orwell and Garrett, who met in February 1936. Orwell had intentionally travelled from Wigan, where he was deep in the research for The Road To Wigan Pier, to meet his fellow…Read more Two Georges