WhereVenue: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre
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Event Type: Author Talk
‘The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.’ George Orwell’s writings on truth and lies have been gathered together in Orwell on Truth, a new collection of essays written over 70 years ago but still utterly relevant today. Labour politician and former Home Secretary Alan Johnson talks to Allan Little about Orwell and what he’d have made of fake news.