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'1984' Tops Amazon Bestseller List After Trump Aide's 'Alternative Facts'02:24
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George Orwell's 1949 novel, 1984, was a hit when it came out, slipped into obscurity, and then was reborn after the BBC adapted it. It's remained popular ever since, but the Trump administration's "alternative facts" have pushed it to the top of the Amazon bestseller list.

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