Slightly belated (the actual date was June 8).
My take on the 60th anniversary of George Orwell’s great novel can be found here: “We have met Big Brother, and he is us.”
Meanwhile, here’s a gallery of the covers of the many editions of Orwell’s dystopian novel. Here’s a quaintly hilarious one from 1955:
1984 as pulp romance. (That’s a pretty alluring uniform for the Junior Anti-Sex League!) Pity the poor reader who picked this up expecting a steamy tale of forbidden love, fear, and betrayal. What a cruel way to sell books.