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July 31, 2015

Applications for the position of administrator of the Orwell Prize, which opened for submissions on Read more

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October 28, 2015

The Orwell Prize 2016 Launch Debate
The Frontline Club, W2 1QJ

  The Orwell Prize 2016 will be launched by Ken Macdonald QC on Wednesday 28th October at the Frontline Read more

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November 15, 1941

Church bells rung this morning – in celebration of the victory in Egypt. [1] The first time that I have heard them in Read more

Latest Wigan Pier diary entry

March 25, 1936

Men along the private line leading to Gauber pit unloading trucks of slack. They say the mine “can’t get shut o’ t Read more