1984 Book Sales: On the Rise!

by at .  Updated at . Comments

Not everyone is disturbed about this whole the-NSA-is-spying-on-everything-we-do-and-say thing.

Denny's, for example, took advantage of the Edward Snowden-created scandal by posting a funny Tweet on Tuesday.

And the late George Orwell is smiling down on us about now and laughing over predictions made in his 1948 classic, "1984."

1984 Book Pic

The dystopic novel is based around the concept of "Big Brother" watching us - and its sales have risen dramatically over the past few days.

According to Amazon, sales of the Centennial Edition increased by more than 4,000 percent as of June 10 and it's currently #99 on the Amazon Top 100.

So perhaps this was the government's secret plan all along: prompt Americans to read more iconic literature! Well played, NSA.

Tags: , ,
Like Us On Facebook

More From The Hollywood Gossip


Zayn Malik Tweets Support of Palestine, Receives Death Threats Online

Zayn Malik has Tweeted #FreePalestine. But the singer isn't backing down from his stance.

Sarah Palin Launches Sarah Palin Channel, Public Cheers/Shrugs/LOLs

Sarah Palin is launching the Sarah Palin Channel. No word if you can see it in Russia.

Andrej Pejic Comes Out as Transgender Model

Andrej Pejic has come out as a transgender model. She explains the change here.

Amber Portwood Book Cover Released: Teen Mom Star Says It's Never Too Late!

Former Teen Mom star Amber Portwood is opening up in an explosive new tell-all book. It's titled Never Too Late.


he is still dead?