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George Orwell, Feminist: The Beloved Author on Gender Equality in Work and Housework
George Orwell, Feminist: The Beloved Author on Gender Equality in Work and Housework

“The position now-a-days is anomalous. The man is practically always out of work, whereas the woman occasionally is working. Yet the woman continues to do all the housework.”

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BBC’s The Beauty of Books: Penguin, Orwell, and the Paperback Cover Design Revolution
BBC’s The Beauty of Books: Penguin, Orwell, and the Paperback Cover Design Revolution

“The book is still the most intelligent and interactive data retrieval system which has been devised.”

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Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers
Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Hemingway, Didion, Baldwin, Fitzgerald, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Morrison, Orwell, Le Guin, Woolf, and other titans of literature.

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The Freedom of the Press: George Orwell on the Media’s Toxic Self-Censorship
The Freedom of the Press: George Orwell on the Media’s Toxic Self-Censorship

“The enemy is the gramophone mind, whether or not one agrees with the record that is being played at the moment.”

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How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea: George Orwell’s 11 Golden Rules
How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea: George Orwell’s 11 Golden Rules

“One strong cup of tea is better than twenty weak ones. All true tea lovers not only like their tea strong, but like it a little stronger with each year that passes.”

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Why Writers Write: George Orwell on the Four Universal Motives for Creative Work
Why Writers Write: George Orwell on the Four Universal Motives for Creative Work

“All writers are vain, selfish, and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives there lies a mystery.”

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