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1984

1984 (1950)

by George Orwell

George Orwell's novel about the perils of totalitarian rule remains relevant more than 60 years after its 1949 publication. 1984 paints the bleak picture of a society in which all information is... Read More

What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

by Randall Munroe

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER From the creator of the wildly popular xkcd.com, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions visit xkcd... Read More

National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!

National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!

by National Geographic, Lucy Spelman

Hey, why is that funny-looking monkey on TV hanging upside down? Is that fuzzy, chubby guy in the back yard a woodchuck or a groundhog? Now you can find answers to these and hundreds more questions... Read More

Follow the Sun

Follow the Sun (1951)

directed by Sidney Lanfield
featuring Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Dennis O'Keefe, June Havoc, Larry Keating

Follow the Sun is the filmed biography of golf champion Ben Hogan. Glenn Ford, no mean duffer himself, stars as Hogan, here depicted as a single-purposed individual to whom golf is everything. Anne... Read More

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady (1964)

directed by George Cukor
featuring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper

At one time the longest-running Broadway musical, My Fair Lady was adapted by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe from the George Bernard Shaw comedy Pygmalion. Outside Covent Garden on a rainy... Read More