V for Vendetta, Fahrenheit 451, and five other books that reflect Trump’s America

Is Nineteen Eighty-Four too obvious? Readers suggest books on the rise of a US oligarchy, alternative facts – and a president who won’t live in the White House

1984 – Stage Play

I went to see the stage version of 1984 on September 4th at the Playhouse Theatre. The production last 101 minutes and was an emotionally draining, but ultimately fascinating piece of theatre. As well as being an accurate condensation of the book, the play asked how much of the 1949 novel is true today andContinue reading “1984 – Stage Play”