2017 isn't '1984' – it's stranger than Orwell imagined
British author George Orwell (Wikimedia Commons)

By John Broich, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University. A week after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, George Orwell’s “1984” is the best-selling book on Amazon.com. The hearts of a thousand English teachers must be warmed as people flock to a novel published in 1949 for ways to think about their present moment. Orwell set his story…