Dione Venables, the book’s editor and a founder of the Orwell Society, admits poems are of 'somewhat varied' quality
'This is blatant abuse of the copyright system and a ridiculous attempt to control something that needs no control'
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Country's Interior Ministry denies responsibility
The notorious English footballer Joey Barton, famous for his combative presence both on the pitch and on Twitter, started a course at Roehampton University last Thursday.
Sparky Sweets' self-styled "gangster" approach to education is bringing books like Jane Eyre and To Kill a Mockingbird to new audiences. Miranda Dobson meets him
The Royal Baby name has been announced - it's George! But who was he named after? The obvious answer is any one of the King Georges I - VI who have reigned over our great nation. But there are other possibilities too...
Sony has launched a patent that could see the ads of the future turned into interactive videogames. But some of us already loathe pop-ups...
A superb new Radio 4 series has brought the work of the great socialist polemicist to life. Our writer, long a fan, explains why he was captivated from first minute to last
A would-be rock star of US letters gets to the root of George Orwell's class consciousness, savages Paul Auster, and demands excellence
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A student refused to lay a poppy wreath last Sunday
Visitors taking tours of the Shard will be able to enjoy views of up to 40 miles across London when it opens in February.
Everyman's Library is celebrating its 21st birthday this Autumn.
'I squatted in a derelict cinema in Berlin ... it was quite an adventure'