Review of Louis Menand's 'The Free World' - Matthew Cole

Through our monthly book reviews, we want to provide an opportunity for students and early-career academics to discuss new non-fiction publications which contribute to our understanding of Orwell’s life and work. Our book reviews give the views of the author and do not reflect the position of The Orwell…

Review of Rebecca Solnit's 'Orwell's Roses' - Sarah Chambré

Through our monthly book reviews, we want to provide an opportunity for students and early-career academics to discuss new non-fiction publications which contribute to our understanding of Orwell’s life and work. Our book reviews give the views of the author and do not reflect the position of The Orwell…

Meeting McEwan by Jennifer Yang

On Friday 26th November 2021, Ian McEwan delivered the Orwell Memorial Lecture on 'Politics and the Imagination: Reflections on Orwell's Inside the Whale'. The Orwell Youth Fellows were invited to attend and prepared the first two questions, one of which was asked by Jennifer Yang. Jennifer has written the following…

An Odd Couple - Propaganda and Modernism

Through our monthly book reviews, we want to provide an opportunity for students and early-career academics to discuss new non-fiction publications which contribute to our understanding of Orwell’s life and work. Our book reviews give the views of the author and do not reflect the position of The Orwell…