The Orwellian

Today’s Between the Covers interview is with Jeffrey Meyers, author of Orwell: Life and Art. We discuss why people still read the books of George Orwell, why both conservatives and liberals are so fond of him, and whether it’s appropriate to think of him as a proto-neoconservative.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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