NSA

Sales of Orwell's1984 Surging

Now one of Amazon's "movers and shakers"

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The unfolding story of the National Security Agency's surveillance program has catapulted privacy rights back into public discussion, as well as sales of the classic 1949 dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. The book had jumped in sales 292% as of 6:30p.m. ET Tuesday, making Amazon's "Movers and Shakers" list and ranking no. 209 versus no. 821 a day ago.