Written on the cusp of 1984, the feminist writer Beatrix Campbell argues that we needn't fear for Orwell's "common decency".
Christopher Hitchens reviews Bernard Crick's "George Orwell: A Life".
Republished 1941 review shows the influence Kostler's dystopian classic had on Orwell.
From 1933: Poet and long-time tramp W H Davies reviews George Orwell's "Down and Out in Paris and London".
To celebrate George Orwell Day, we take a look back through the archive and republish five importance pieces this week.