In the month since President Donald Trump took office, sales of George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 have catapulted the book to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list. But, according to our experts, it’s not the only book that offers lessons about today’s political and social climate. Here’s a list of book recommendations from Northeastern English professors.
This past weekend, Northeastern and Harvard convened researchers and experts across disciplines to examine the fake news phenomenon and what can be done to stem the pernicious flow of misinformation. “It’s time for us to step up to the plate and make the world a better place,” said Northeastern network scientist David Lazer, one of the conference’s co-organizers.