Blogging from beyond the grave

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The Orwell Prize has taken blogging to a new place and time. The British prize annual British prize for excellence in political writing takes its name from writer George Orwell.  Beginning in August of 2008, the Orwell Prize has taken an innovative approach to presenting Orwell’s diary in the form of daily blog posts.

Published exactly 70 years later to the day from when Orwell originally wrote his diary entries, The Orwell Diaries Blog is a fascinating way to read Orwell’s accounts of his life and experiences as Europe approached World War II.  The diaries make a perfect transition from Orwell’s hand to the internet!

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