The boost in popularity is likely due to numerous comparisons between Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway's "alternative facts" and the "newspeak" rhetoric used by the authoritarian government in the novel.
Comments by controversial White House adviser Kellyanne Conway have propelled George Orwell's classic novel, 1984, to become a top selling book on Amazon.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer delivers a statement while television screen show a picture of US President Donald Trump's inauguration at the press briefing room of the White House in Washington January 21, 2017.
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Morgan Stanley digital signage is displayed on the exterior of the company's headquarters in NY , U.S., on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. The bank's return on equity was 8.7% in the quarter, short of Gorman's target of 9% to 11% by the end of 2017.
As for the book at the No. 1 spot on the Amazon list? "This brings us to "1984" doublethink, where war is really peace, where starvation is really plenty. That's what's happening here", political historian Allan Lichtman added. Challenged on whether this was the case, Conway defended her colleague saying that he was presenting the "alternative facts".
That phrasing was reminiscent of Orwell's "Ministry of Truth", which, he wrote, concerns itself with "lies".
Jan 22 2017 4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi
The best way to get up-to-date information during this event is to "Like" MEMA on Facebook, or "Follow" us on twitter @msema. The university tweeted that the Hattiesburg campus is closed until further notice: "Students are being escorted from campus".
Jan 21 2017 'Star Trek: Discovery' Delayed Again as Spock's Father Is Cast
The casting would seem to lock in the fact that the new series is set in the decade prior to the original series of Star Trek . We don't yet know what part Sarek will play in Discovery's overall narrative, but he's described as a "key character".
Jan 20 2017 Texas Anti-Abortion Law Had Intended Effect
According to the report , there were 14.6 abortions performed per 1,000 women nationwide in 2014, the latest data available. As such, it is hard to argue that increased contraception use is responsible for America's long term abortion decline.
Jan 20 2017 Vegemite returns to Australia!
Vegemite was introduced in the 1920s, and the spread made from yeast extract is a staple in Australian households. The ABC report that Bega is using bank debt to pay for the $460million Vegemite return.