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Quotes

14 Authors Quoted by Timothy Snyder in On Tyranny

The enclosed quotes reveal just how much we can count on past thinkers to show us where to go (or where not to) from here.

Books

Books and the Bully Pulpit: What the World Is Reading and Why

These seventeen books – some classic, some contemporary, some brand new – are finding a new kind of life in this bizarre and broken political climate.

Issues

Times Like These: How and Why Books and Politics Intersect

At a time when the national dialogue is consumed and divided by politics more than ever, books are rising to the forefront of the conversation.

Quotes

Beyond Orwell: 11 Illuminating Quotes From the Canon of Dystopia

George Orwell is suddenly, understandably en vogue, but he isn't the only author to spell out increasingly dire (and prescient) futures for mankind.

News

New Medical Experiment Brings Atwood’s ‘Oryx and Crake’ Closer to Reality

Also in your Daily Blunt: Orwell's 1940 review of Mein Kampf, adjusting your social media diet to make room for more books, and the reason why Emma Watson just might be seething over "La La Land."

News

George Orwell’s 1984 Finds New Life Thanks to Alternative Facts

Kellyanne Conway's absurd notion of 'alternative facts' has the rational among us turning to George Orwell's 1984. This and more in today's Daily Blunt.