George Orwell passed away on this day in 1950. The author was famed for his satirical novels, and for coining phrases like ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Room 101’, but few know that his first word as a child was ‘beastly.’
Read the story of Black Lives Matter in Wesley Lowery’s electric book, They Can’t Kill Us All, an unprecedented portrait of the reality of violence and racism in America, and those trying to combat it.
Fawlty Towers was voted the best British sitcom of all time in a recent survey. You can listen to every episode, with introductions by John Cleese, in the complete audio collection: po.st/GetFawltyTowers
Lion: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley has been turned into a stunning film starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. It tells the story of a lost little boy, who found his way home twenty-five years later.
Read the book before the film comes out: po.st/GetLion