A copy of George Orwell's novel '1984' sits on a shelf at The Last Bookstore on January 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. George Orwell's 68 year-old dystopian novel '1984' has surged to the top of Amazon.com's best seller list and its publisher Penguin has put in an order for 75,000 reprints.
A copy of George Orwell's novel '1984' sits on a shelf at The Last Bookstore on January 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. George Orwell's 68 year-old dystopian novel '1984' has surged to the top of Amazon.com's best seller list and its publisher Penguin has put in an order for 75,000 reprints. Justin Sullivan Getty Images
A copy of George Orwell's novel '1984' sits on a shelf at The Last Bookstore on January 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. George Orwell's 68 year-old dystopian novel '1984' has surged to the top of Amazon.com's best seller list and its publisher Penguin has put in an order for 75,000 reprints. Justin Sullivan Getty Images

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