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.
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 23 2017 India v England, 3rd ODI, Kolkata
Kolkata: India will be high on confidence heading into the third and final ODI against England at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. England's captain, Eoin Morgan , had won the toss and pressed India in to bat first on a batting-friendly surface.
Jan 22 2017 Trump blames intel community feud on 'dishonest media'
President Trump disputed a TV network's report Saturday that he said underestimated the size of the crowd at his inauguration. Trump also asserted his oft-stated belief that the United States bungled its exit from the country by not taking Iraq's oil.
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But others think she'll more likely choose an American designer, perhaps Ralph Lauren , whose designs she wore in the campaign. During Donald Trump's victory address, the lady was seen looking elegant and handsome in a Ralph Lauren one-shoulder jumpsuit.
Jan 18 2017 15 states involved in milk lawsuit refund
Individuals may be entitled to $10 to $20, while entities (such as schools and organizations) may receive between $280 to $560. To be part of the settlement, you will need to have bought a milk product at a grocery store or other retailer.