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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

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo

by Andrew Stanton

The hit movie from Pixar Studios and Disney is now available in it's very own Cine-Manga! Finding Nemo follows the epic journeys of two fish, the overly cautious Marlin and his curious son, Nemo, who ... Read More

A Town Like Alice

A Town Like Alice

by Nevil Shute

"We used to sit by the river and watch the sun setting behind the mountains, sometimes, and say what a marvellous place it would be to come for a holiday". This title comes with an introduction by ... Read More

The Lady in the Van

The Lady in the Van (2015)

directed by Nicholas Hytner
featuring Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Jim Broadbent

Truth is stranger than fiction in this comedy-drama based on the real-life tale of a homeless woman named Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), who parks her van in the driveway of a house owned by ... Read More

Star Wars

Star Wars (1977)

directed by George Lucas
featuring Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing

George Lucas' mythological popcorn movie is a two-hour roller-coaster ride that has passed into movie legend. The story, for the tiny number of people not familiar with it, concerns a farm boy named ... Read More

'Earth Day, Every Day: It starts with you!'

Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration, not just for the human spirit but for nature as well. A time to begin anew? As you take a look around, ask yourself what you can do to make your environment and the planet a better and healthier place to live.[…] Read More

'Precious Stones: The Art of the Short Story'

Think of bood red rubies, depthless emeralds, knife- sharp obsidian: these set into carefully worked settings, a filigree of delicate silver, a cup of gold, a band of carved wood. Much like the aching and precise work that goes into making a unique bed for a polished stone, the short[…] Read More

'Gardening Books for Fun and Profit'

Gardening seems to have been around since 10,000 BC.  That?s when historians believe people first started to enclose outdoor spaces to keep out animals and marauders.  Today we may only have to enclose our gardens from pets and the mail man but we are still gardening.  I remember when I[…] Read More