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American Audiobooks

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    Mouth Full of Blood

    Essays, Speeches, Meditations

    by Toni Morrison ...
    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 2 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Mouth Full of Blood by Toni Morrison, read by Bahni Turpin.A vital new non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time‘Word-work is sublime, she thinks, because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference—the way in which we are like no other life.We die. That may be the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Updike

    by Adam Begley ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 12 min

    A masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize–winning author John Updike—a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and workIn this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers an illuminating portrait of John Updike, the acclaimed novelist, poet, short-story writer, and critic who saw himself as a literary spy in ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Emerson's Essays

    Narrated by Luke Daniels ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    4 hours 8 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Emerson's Essays supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Things They Carried, The

    by Jill Colella ...
    Narrated by Tim Wheeler ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    4 hours 18 min

    This CliffsNotes study guide on Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    2 hours 56 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    by Megan E. Ash ...
    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    3 hours 10 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Sprawl

    Reconsidering the Weird American Suburbs

    by Jason Diamond ...
    Narrated by Peter Lerman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 19 min

    For decades the suburbs have been where art happens despite: despite the conformity, the emptiness, the sameness. Time and again, the story is one of gems formed under pressure and that resentment of the suburbs is the key ingredient for creative transcendence. But what if, contrary to that, the suburb has actually been an incubator for distinctly American art, as positively and as surely as in ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unbuttoning America

    A Biography of Peyton Place

    by Ardis Cameron ...
    Narrated by Bernadette Dunne ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    Published in 1956, Peyton Place became a bestseller and a literary phenomenon. A lurid and gripping story of murder, incest, female desire, and social injustice, it was consumed as avidly by readers as it was condemned by critics and the clergy. Its author, Grace Metalious, a housewife who grew up in poverty in a New Hampshire mill town and had aspired to be a writer from childhood, loosely based ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    In Morocco

    by Edith Wharton ...
    Narrated by Anna Fields ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 54 min

    "To step on board a steamer in a Spanish port, and three hours later to land in a country without a guidebook, is a sensation to rouse the hunger of the most replete sightseer. The sensation is attainable by any one who will take the trouble to row out into the harbor of Algeciras and scramble onto a little black boat headed across the straits."A classic of travel writing, In Morocco is Edith ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    American Literature

    Narrated by Stuart Langton ...
    series The Barron’s EZ-101 Study Keys Series

    Unabridged

    4 hours 42 min

    Designed to be compatible with virtually every standard textbook in their subject field, Barron’s EZ-101 Study Keys give you a valuable overview of your college-level course. Classroom-style notes emphasize important facts, remind you what you need to remember for term papers and exams, and help guide you through the complexities of lectures and textbooks.In American Literature, all main periods ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Prince and the Pauper, The

    Narrated by Benjamin L. Darcie ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    3 hours 23 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Twain's The Prince and the Pauper supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Ahab's Rolling Sea

    A Natural History of "Moby-Dick"

    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 41 min

    Although Herman Melville's Moby-Dick is beloved as one of the most profound and enduring works of American fiction, we rarely consider it a work of nature writing-or even a novel of the sea. A revelation for Moby-Dick devotees and neophytes alike, Ahab's Rolling Sea is a chronological journey through the natural history of Melville's novel. From white whales to whale intelligence, giant squids, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The

    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Shaffer and Barrows' The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Souls of Black Folk

    Narrated by Richard Allen ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 39 min

    W. E. B. Du Bois was the foremost black intellectual of his time. The Souls of Black Folk, his most influential work, is a collection of fourteen beautifully written essays, by turns lyrical, historical, and autobiographical. Here, Du Bois records the cruelties of racism, celebrates the strength and pride of black America, and explores the paradoxical "double-consciousness" of African American ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Solitude of Self

    Thinking About Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Narrated by Theresa Conkin ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 44 min

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton was one of the most important leaders of the movement to gain American women the vote. But, as Vivian Gornick argues in this passionate, vivid biographical essay, Stanton is also the greatest feminist thinker of the nineteenth century. Endowed with a philosophical cast of mind large enough to grasp the immensity that women's rights addressed, Stanton developed a devotion to ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

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    My Encounter with Racism and the Forbidden Word in an American Classic

    Narrated by Terrence Kidd ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 45 min

    This book is about a Black man's experience of reading Mark Twain's classic Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for the first time while in graduate school. The story captures the author's emotional struggle with Twain's use of the racial epithet more than two hundred times in the text. This is a courageous memoir that wrestles with the historic stain of racism and the ongoing impact of racist language ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Advertisements for Myself

    by Norman Mailer ...
    Narrated by Christopher Lane ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 41 min

    Originally published in 1959, Advertisements for Myself is an inventive collection of stories, essays, polemic, meditations, and interviews. It is Mailer at his brilliant, provocative, outrageous best. Emerging at the height of "hip," Advertisements is at once a chronicle of a crucial era in the formation of modern American culture and an important contribution to the great autobiographical ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    One Man’s Meat

    by E. B. White ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 48 min

    In print for over fifty years, One Man’s Meat continues to delight readers with E. B. White’s witty, succinct observations on daily life at a Maine saltwater farm.Too personal for an almanac, too sophisticated for a domestic history, and too funny and self-doubting for a literary journal, One Man’s Meat can best be described as a primer of a countryman’s lessons and a timeless recounting of ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison

    Unabridged

    49 hours 5 min

    A radiant collection of letters from the renowned author of Invisible Man that trace the life and mind of a giant of American literature, with insights into the riddle of identity, the writer’s craft, and the story of a changing nation over six decadesA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKThese extensive and revealing letters span the life of Ralph Ellison and provide a remarkable window into the great ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Zombie CSU

    The Forensic Science of the Living Dead

    Narrated by Joe Hempel ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 33 min

    Since Night of the Living Dead, zombies have been a frightening fixture on the pop culture landscape, lumbering after hapless humans, slurping up brains and veins and whatever warm, fleshy matter they can clench in their rotting limbs. But what if they were real? What would happen if, tomorrow, corpses across the nation began springing up out of their graves and terrorizing the living? Employing ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Extinction and the Human

    Four American Encounters

    by Timothy Sweet ...
    Narrated by Danny Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    In Extinction and the Human Timothy Sweet ponders the realities of animal extinction and endangerment and the often divergent Native American and Euro-American narratives that surround them. He focuses especially on the force of human impact on megafauna-mammoths, whales, and the North American bison-beginning with the moments that these species' extinction or endangerment began to generate ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Man of the Crowd

    Edgar Allan Poe and the City

    Unabridged

    5 hours 58 min

    How four American cities shaped Poe's life and writings Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) changed residences about once a year throughout his life. Driven by a desire for literary success and the pressures of supporting his family, Poe sought work in American magazines, living in the cities that produced them. Scott Peeples chronicles Poe's rootless life in the cities, neighborhoods, and rooms where he ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Toni Morrison's Spiritual Vision

    Faith, Folktales, and Feminism in Her Life and Literature

    by Nadra Nittle ...
    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 42 min

    When Toni Morrison died in August 2019, she was widely remembered for her contributions to literature as an African American woman, an identity she wore proudly. Morrison was clear that she wrote from a Black, female perspective and for others who shared her identity. But just as much as she was an African American writer, Toni Morrison was a woman of faith. Morrison filled her novels with ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Now Comes Good Sailing

    Writers Reflect on Henry David Thoreau

    Unabridged

    12 hours 19 min

    This audiobook brings together original pieces on Thoreau by twenty-seven of today's leading writersWith narration by William Hope, Barbara Barnes, Kaliswa Brewster, Kate Harper, Peter Marinker, and Ako MitchellFeatures essays by Jennifer Finney Boylan • Kristen Case • George Howe Colt • Gerald Early • Paul Elie • Will Eno • Adam Gopnik • Lauren Groff • Celeste Headlee • Pico Iyer • Alan Lightman ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial