Michael Schaub http://wcbe.org en Echoes Of Orwell In 'The Office Of Mercy' http://wcbe.org/post/echoes-orwell-office-mercy-0 It was no less than the master of dystopian fiction, George Orwell, who noted in a 1946 essay that "political language has to consist largely of euphemism. ... Defenseless villages are bombarded from the air ... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:33:23 +0000 Michael Schaub 31402 at http://wcbe.org Echoes Of Orwell In 'The Office Of Mercy' Echoes Of Orwell In 'The Office Of Mercy' http://wcbe.org/post/echoes-orwell-office-mercy It was no less than the master of dystopian fiction, George Orwell, who noted in a 1946 essay that "political language has to consist largely of euphemism. ... Defenseless villages are bombarded from the air ... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:33:05 +0000 Michael Schaub 31401 at http://wcbe.org Echoes Of Orwell In 'The Office Of Mercy' True Originals: Biographies That Defy Expectations http://wcbe.org/post/true-originals-biographies-defy-expectations It's probably not true that truth is stranger than fiction, but in the hands of a great biographer, it can be just as compelling. Novelists can create unique and unforgettable characters — there's never been anyone quite like Jane Eyre or Ignatius J. Reilly — but there's no shortage of fascinating literary protagonists who just happened to exist in real life.<p>This year brought us some brilliant biographies of world-famous leaders like Lyndon B. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 23:26:00 +0000 Michael Schaub 28157 at http://wcbe.org True Originals: Biographies That Defy Expectations