Sales of George Orwell’s novel “1984,” featuring a futuristic totalitarian state, jumped on Amazon following revelations about PRISM, a classified programme that lets the US government collect personal data.
One edition of the 1949 book moved to the No. 3 spot on Amazon’s Movers & Shakers list, which tracks dramatic increases in sales volume over a 24-hour period.
That made it the 100th-best-selling book on the site late yesterday, an increase from...
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